You say potato, I say cauliflower! Ha. This mashed cauliflower is a good alternative to mashed potatoes because it has a lot less carbs. Each serving has only 3 WW+Points!

Mashed Cauliflower Recipe - low carb alternative to potatoes - 3 WW points

Mashed Cauliflower “Potatoes”


6-7 cups raw cauliflower, trimmed and cut into small florets
1 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO)
sea salt, to taste
pepper, to taste
Optional: herbs and seasonings for topping (garlic, chives, dill, onion powder, etc)


Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add cauliflower and cook until tender, about 10 minutes.

Reserve 1/4 cup of the cooking liquid, then drain well and transfer cauliflower to a food processor.

Add EVOO and reserved water, a spoonfull at a time, and purée until smooth. Or, mash with a potato masher.

Season with salt and pepper, add toppings, and serve.

recipe adapted from

Makes 4 servings. Each serving has 3 WW PointsPlus.

Estimated Nutritional Info – Per Serving:

110 calories
9 g. fat
0 mg. cholesterol
8 g. carbohydrate
3 g. dietary fiber
3 g. protein