This cauliflower potato salad recipe goes great for summer days when you're having a BBQ and craving that simple potato salad. Potato salad is a mainstay for BBQ's and grilling out. It goes perfectly with brats and burgers. Served chilled, potato salad is a great side for hot days!
If you feel like you're missing out on your favorite BBQ side, you no longer have to feel that way with this simple cauliflower potato salad. With cauliflower in place of the potatoes, you actually can barely notice the difference. You wouldn't be able to tell any difference based on looks or texture. Taste - yes, you can tell it's cauliflower and not potato; however, the mustard and mayonnaise flavor covers up a lot of the cauliflower taste.
Potato salad, bbq baked beans and cold antipasto salads are my favorite side dishes for outdoor summer events! But all 3 of them are carb loaded! A keto diet can really put a damper on enjoying summer flavors. But substitutions with cauliflower, like in this cauliflower potato salad, really help you keep to you diet.
For this keto potato salad recipe, you'll want to chop the cauliflower into about 1" pieces to keep it similar to regular potato salad. In addition, you'll want to cook the cauliflower just the right amount of time to keep it from being too crunchy or too soft. About 12-15 minutes is what we found to be just right.
If you keep the dressing for this recipe to only mayonnaise, yellow mustard and salt, you'll have a very simple cauliflower potato salad that is a great starter to a lot of other potato salad recipes. However, you can also follow our recipe for a little additional flavor.
Feel free to add a few chopped onions, chopped pickles or bacon bits - basically however you like it! However, the nutrition information for this recipe does not take into account these additional ingredients, so make sure you account for those if you're macro tracking.
Serve up this cauliflower potato salad chilled for an outdoor BBQ, or you can keep it warm to eat indoors. It tastes great either way!