Go Back
+ servings

Instant Pot Cauliflower Mash

Easy Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Cauliflower Mash. Prepped in seconds, cooked in just 5 minutes and the perfect vegetable side dish.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time7 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Instant Pot
Servings: 4
Calories: 6kcal



  • Chop the cauliflower into florets and place in the bottom of the Instant Pot inner pot.
  • Add to it a cup of water (250ml) and place the lid on the Instant Pot. Set the valve to sealing and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Manually release pressure.
  • Drain the cauliflower and then return it to the Instant Pot.
  • Mash the cauliflower in the Instant Pot until it resembles vegetable mash.
  • Season it and give it a quick mix with a fork.


My cauliflower was a medium to large and weighed 1 kilo. Because cauliflower is rather watery compared to potatoes it really doesn’t need any milk or butter, making it perfect for a vegetable fix that is low in calories. It also tastes so creamy that you would think it had butter in it!
I suggest if you want to keep it warm that you mash it on the keep warm setting, then keep it in there until you are ready to serve dinner.
Another wonderful thing is as it is drained it is really flaky like fish meaning that it hardly needs any mashing. You can replicate the same recipe with other vegetables or like us make a root vegetable mash.


Calories: 6kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 79mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 13.2mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.1mg
Nutrition InfoPlease Note: Nutrition values are our best estimate based on the software we use at Recipe This and are meant as a guide. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.
Are We Friends On Pinterest?If we are not and you use Pinterest then follow us @RecipeThisBlog for more delicious recipes.
Fancy A Video?Subscribe to the Recipe This YouTube Channel for full length recipe videos. Don't forget to click the bell icon to be notified when we upload a new video. Subscribe Here!
Copyright Notice© RecipeThis.com. ALL content including photos are copyright protected. Sharing of our recipes is both encouraged and appreciated via the social share buttons. Copying and/or pasting full recipes to any social media channel or onto your own website is strictly prohibited.