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mock potato salad (cauliflower)

Recipe by
Marianne Gleason
Cincinnati, OH

Low carb potato salad made with cauliflower instead of potatoes. You cannot even tell it's not real potato salad. I actually prefer it over regular potato salad.

yield serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For mock potato salad (cauliflower)

  • 2
    heads cauliflower, chop florets into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    yellow mustard
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/3 c
    dill pickle, chopped
  • 1/2 of a small red onion, diced small
  • 2 Tbsp
    dill pickle juice
  • 7
    hard boiled eggs
  • 1/2 c
    celery, diced

How To Make mock potato salad (cauliflower)

  • 1
    In a large pot, place 2 inches of water and 1 1/2 tsp. salt and bring to a boil. Once boiling, add the cauliflower and cook until tender, approx. 15-20 minutes. Drain and let cool.
  • 2
    In a separate bowl, mix mayonnaise, mustard, pickle juice, salt and pepper.
  • 3
    Chop 5 of the hard boiled eggs and add to the cauliflower. Save 2 of the eggs to slice and put on top of the salad.
  • 4
    Add celery, red onion and pickle to the cauliflower. Add mayonnaise mixture to cauliflower and mix until all of the cauliflower is coated.
  • 5
    Add sliced egg to top of salad and serve, or refrigerate until later.