Instant Pot Loaded Mashed Cauliflower

This instant Pot Loaded Mashed Cauliflower is Cheesy, garlicky, flavor loaded mashed cauliflower prepared in the Instant Pot! This is the perfect, most delicious low-carb swap for mashed potatoes!


  • 1 large head cauliflower, core removed and roughly cut into florets
  • 1 1/2 cups water, you can also use chicken broth
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard powder, (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder, or to taste (optional)
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 3/4 cup fat free shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 slices low sodium thick cut bacon, cooked to a crisp and diced
  • 2 green onions, sliced, for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Place steamer basket inside your Instant Pot.
  3. Transfer prepared cauliflower to the basket inside the Instant Pot.
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