If you’re accustomed to low-carb eating, then you’ve probably heard of cauliflower mashed potatoes or mashed cauliflower as swaps to your favorite creamy side dish. “Cauliflower potatoes” are a great low-carb option when you’re looking to create classic summer recipes like potato salad, as showcased by this cauliflower potato salad recipe.
Cauliflower, a cruciferous vegetable rich in phytochemicals and anti-inflammatory compounds, is a wonderful low-carb substitute for starchy foods like potatoes. Cauliflower typically has a mild flavor and a texture similar to potatoes.
Since a classic potato salad is all about the dressing, it only seems natural that the same would even apply to a low-carb mock potato salad like this. The mayonnaise makes this cauliflower potato salad recipe super creamy while ingredients like Dijon mustard, paprika, and garlic powder add great flavor.
There are various methods in which you can cook the cauliflower, whether you want to cook the cauliflower over the stove or in the microwave. Whichever method you choose shouldn’t affect the end result, which is a scrumptious cauliflower potato salad!