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Instant Pot Mashed Cauliflower

No need in pretending these are mashed potatoes! This Instant Pot Mashed Cauliflower is so good and tasty that it will make an even better side dish for many of your favorite family meals!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 136kcal


  • 2 pound cauliflower head
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup shredded parmesan
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • Wash cauliflower and remove stem, breaking florets into large bit sized pieces
  • Place chicken broth in bottom of Instant Pot and add steamer basket and cauliflower florets
  • Cover, seal and set to high pressure for 3 minutes
  • Perform quick release and carefully remove cauliflower to a large bowl
  • Add 1/2 of the cream and all of the parmesan and blend until smooth, adding additional cream as needed to reach desired consistency
  • Add salt to taste and give it another mix before serving


Calories: 136kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 641mg | Potassium: 759mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 265IU | Vitamin C: 115.5mg | Calcium: 139mg | Iron: 1.2mg