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5 from 2 votes

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes (vegan & gluten-free)

These Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes are the perfect side dish for any meal. Vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free, they're so easy to make and taste great!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, british, comfort food, gluten-free, healthy, vegan, vegetarian
Servings: 4 people


  • 3 medium russet potatoes, peeled
  • 2 cups small cauliflower florets
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • cup olive oil
  • ½ tsp Dijon mustard (optional)
  • Sea salt & Black Pepper


  • Cut the peeled potatoes into 2cm cubes.
  • Boil in a saucepan for 5 minutes, then add the cauliflower florets and boil for a further 5-10 minutes until the potatoes and cauliflower are tender and cooked.
  • Drain the water out of the saucepan, and then add the garlic, olive oil and mustard to the vegetables.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste, then mash the potatoes/cauliflower mixture with a potato ricer until smooth (about 5 minutes).
  • Serve with your favourite main dish and my easy 7 Ingredient Vegan Gravy (or eat on their own!), and enjoy.