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Bacon and Smoked Gouda Cauliflower Mash (Low Carb and Gluten Free)

Rated as 3.83 out of 5 Stars

"Silky, smoky, bacony perfection - your family will request this low-carb and gluten-free side dish recipe over and over again!"
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38 m servings 200
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain bacon slices on paper towels; crumble into small pieces.
  2. Combine cauliflower, heavy cream, butter, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and garlic powder in a pot; bring to a boil. Cook until cauliflower is soft, 18 to 20 minutes.
  3. Transfer cauliflower mixture carefully to a food processor. Add crumbled bacon and smoked Gouda cheese; blend until smooth and creamy. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 200 calories; 16.5 6.2 8.1 52 644 Full nutrition

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Perfect for our low carb diet to replace that longing for mashed potatoes. I didn't change a thing and enjoyed creamy and goodness all in one.

I do not have a food processor, so I used my electric mixer. Otherwise I made no changes. It was tasty, and a nice accompaniment to the Light Herb Pork Loin. I may try it again.

This recipe is super easy and tasty! I mashed instead of putting in the food processor...tasted great but consistency would definitely have been better if blended like recipe suggested.

I used regular gouda, not smoked and doubled the cheese. It tastes pretty good, but its not great. My family did not care for the texture. I doubt I'll make this again.