Bacon & Thyme Mashed Cauliflower Recipe - The Whole Smith's for Tastes of Lizzy T
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Bacon & Thyme Mashed Cauliflower

Surprise your loved ones with this family-friendly Bacon & Thyme Mashed Cauliflower. It’s a paleo (and Whole30) side dish that will guarantee smiles!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 80kcal


  • 2 lbs cauliflower florets
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 6 slices bacon
  • 2 tablespoons ghee or grass-fed butter
  • 1 teaspoon chopped thyme


  • Bring a large pot of water to boil and steam cauliflower florets and garlic cloves until tender.
  • Meanwhile, cook 6 slices of bacon to desired crispness.
  • Once cooked, remove bacon and pulse in a food processor or blender until small bits are created.
  • Once cauliflower is cooked through add to a blender along with ghee or butter and process until smooth.


Calories: 80kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 209mg | Potassium: 452mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 115IU | Vitamin C: 72.8mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 0.6mg