Mashed Broccoli Recipe

Mashed broccoli is a healthy, low carb alternative to mashed potatoes!
Course Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Special Diet Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 25kcal
Author Tasha Metcalf


  • 16 oz broccoli florets, fresh or frozen
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • 1/2 tsp garlic minced
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a medium saucepan, heat broccoli florets in water over medium heat until tender, about 5 minutes. Drain water off.
  • Add lemon juice, ghee, and garlic to the cooked broccoli. Using a handheld immersion blender, combine the ingredients until they are thoroughly blended. You may also use a food processor or potato masher if an immersion blender is unavailable.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste, and blend throughout the mixture.


2g net carbs


Serving: 0.25cups | Calories: 25kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 20mg | Potassium: 179mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 355IU | Vitamin C: 50.8mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 0.4mg