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Creamy Potato and Cauliflower Mash Recipe

If you are looking for low carb alternatives to your regular mashed potatoes try making this creamy potato and cauliflower mash recipe! The addition of goat cheese gives it a rich flavor and adds to the creamy texture of the Yukon gold potatoes. This side dish is perfect for any night of the week or can even be made for a special occasion holiday dinner like Thanksgiving dinner or Easter dinner.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: goat cheese, butter
Author: Bobbie Blue


  • 3 cups Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 4 cups cauliflower, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 ounces goat cheese, crumbled
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon thyme


  • Fill a large pot with 8 cups of water and place on stove top. Do not turn on yet.
  • Peel and chop potatoes in 1 inch cubes.
  • Add the potatoes to the pot of water. Turn stove on high to bring to a boil.
  • Once boiling, turn stove down to a simmer and cook for 2 minutes before adding the cauliflower.
  • After adding cauliflower continue boiling for 10 minutes. Cauliflower and potatoes will be fork tender.
  • Drain the vegetables and return to the pot. Add the butter, salt, and pepper and mix with a hand mixer or potato masher. Stir in goat cheese and thyme.
  • Use a spatula to scrape the mash into serving bowl. Garnish with additional thyme leaves and a pat of butter.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container for 2-3 days.