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Cauliflower Potato Salad and Ribs

Keto Cauliflower “Potato” Salad

This Cauliflower "Potato" Salad recipe is packed with all the regular "potato" salad ingredients - green onion, hard-boiled egg, and pickle - but with tender cauliflower instead of potato.
5 from 5 votes
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cauliflower, Eggs
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Chill Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 283kcal
Author: Laura


  • 4 cups cauliflower cut into bite-sized pieces equal to one medium head
  • 3 eggs hard boiled and chopped
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • 4 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • 1 dill pickle finely chopped
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp pickle juice
  • 1 tsp yellow mustard
  • 1/4 tsp salt + more to taste
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper


  • Place the cauliflower pieces into a pot of lightly boiling water. Boil for 8-10 minutes, until the pieces are tender. Remove from heat, drain, and run under cold water to stop the cooking. Place the cauliflower in the refrigerator until chilled.
  • Cook the eggs in a pot of boiling water for 12 minutes. Remove from heat, drain and run under cold water to stop the cooking. Once cooled, peel and chop the eggs.
  • Add the celery, crumbled bacon, onions, pickles, mayonnaise, pickle juice, yellow mustard, salt and pepper in a bowl and mix together.
  • In another large bowl, add the cauliflower and carefully stir in the mayonnaise mixture to combine. Taste and season with additional salt.
  • Add the eggs and carefully fold them into the salad.
  • Chill the salad for at least 20 minutes before serving.



  • This salad has 3 net grams of carbs per serving.


Calories: 283kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 13g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 437mg | Potassium: 290mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 207IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1mg

The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.