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Three Ingredient Puréed Cauliflower

A simple delicious puréed cauliflower. Paleo with a Whole 30 option!


Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword easy side dish recipe, Paleo recipes, Whole30 recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Linda Spiker


  • 6 cups cauliflower, leaves and core removed, cut into small florets
  • 1/2 stick, 1/4 cup butter or ghee, room temp
  • Sea salt and/or freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • Parsley for garnish if desired


  1. Place two inches of water in vegetable steamer. Place cauliflower in steamer.
  2. Turn flame to high heat
  3. Steam cauliflower till a fork goes in easily, usually 10-12 minutes
  4. Carefully place cauliflower into food processor, add a generous pinch or two of sea salt, butter, clarified butter or ghee. Process till smooth, scraping down sides of processor if needed. That's it! If using a potato masher place ingredients into a large bowl and mash until smooth.