Loaded Mashed Cauliflower
Servings Prep Time
6servings 10minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
6servings 10minutes
Cook Time
  • 1medium head cauliflowercut into florets
  • 1cup Water
Mash Mixture:
  • 1tbsp butter
  • 1tbsp sour cream
  • 1 1/2tsp kosher salt
  • 1tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4tsp mustard powder
  • 1/4tsp chili powder
  • 1/4tsp pepper
To Finish:
  • 3/4cup shredded cheddar
  • 1/4cup grated parmesan
  • 5slices baconcooked and crumbled
  • 2 scallionsgreen parts only, sliced
  1. Pour 1 cup of water in the pot, followed by steam rack.
  2. Load cauliflower florets into a steamer basket and lower on to steam rack, then secure the lid, making sure the vent is closed.
  3. Using the display panel select the MANUAL or PRESSURE COOK function*. Use the +/- keys and program the Instant Pot for 3 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, add Mash Mixture ingredients to a food processor or blender.
  5. When cooking time is up, quick-release the pressure.
  6. Carefully drain the cooking liquid and transfer cauliflower to the food processor or blender. Process to desired consistency and adjust seasonings as needed.
  7. Transfer the cauliflower to a 7’ x 11” baking dish or shallow casserole.
  8. Top with cheeses and cooked bacon pieces. Set under a broiler 5-7 minutes or until cheese is lightly browned.
  9. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly until set. Sprinkle green onions over the top and serve.
Recipe Notes

*The MANUAL and PRESSURE COOK buttons are interchangeable.