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Deviled Egg Cauliflower Salad

This low carb, keto-friendly  Deviled Egg Cauliflower Salad recipe is easy to make and will quickly replace any potato salad recipe you have ever used!
 
Deviled Egg Cauliflower Salad - This low carb, keto-friendly  Deviled Egg Cauliflower Salad recipe is easy to make and will quickly replace any potato salad recipe you have ever used! #keto #lowcarb #deviledegg #cauliflower #salad #potatosalad #sidedish | bobbiskozykitchen.com
 

 

 
This past month has been a whirlwind of all things BBQ at our casa.
 
We have been having the kids over almost every weekend and, of course, we have been grilling just about 7 days a week. 
 
I bought Kevin a new Weber charcoal grill with a rotisserie attachment for Father’s Day, so that opens up the ideas for even more outdoor cooking fun!
 
But, since Momma is livin’ la vida low carb, it makes it a little tough to come up with side dishes that everyone will love and fit into my lifestyle. 
 
 
But, one of the entire family’s favorite BBQ side dish is my Deviled Egg Potato Salad.
 
My son requests it 
 
EVERY.SINGLE.TIME.
 
So I knew that was the perfect candidate for a keto-adapted recipe.
 
Deviled eggs are already one of my go-to keto-friendly snacks. So I was super excited to get this recipe rolling!
 
Deviled Egg Cauliflower Salad - This low carb, keto-friendly  Deviled Egg Cauliflower Salad recipe is easy to make and will quickly replace any potato salad recipe you have ever used! #keto #lowcarb #deviledegg #cauliflower #salad #potatosalad #sidedish | bobbiskozykitchen.com
 

 

Let’s say you are not a keto or low carb person and are asking, “Why in the heck should I even entertain making this salad?”.
 
I am SO glad you asked.
 
#1 let me tell you that the people in my life that are full-on potato lovers, aka Kevin and my son, love, love, LOVE this salad and have told me that they don’t even miss (or really didn’t realize that it doesn’t contain) the potatoes.
 
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Deviled Egg Cauliflower Salad - This low carb, keto-friendly  Deviled Egg Cauliflower Salad recipe is easy to make and will quickly replace any potato salad recipe you have ever used! #keto #lowcarb #deviledegg #cauliflower #salad #potatosalad #sidedish | bobbiskozykitchen.com

 

 
Yes, scouts honor, they said that!?
 
And you know that Kevin can be a picky one that doesn’t have a problem voicing his opinion.
 
My son, same way, he will tell me straight up if he doesn’t really like something or it isn’t as good as the original.
 
Which, in this case, is his all-time favorite potato salad recipe.
 
I will say it can be a bit of a pain in the rear dealing with these people, but I don’t want “yes men” in my life.
 
I want my guinea pigs errrr taste testers to be ? with me at all times with all things.

 

Deviled Egg Cauliflower Salad - This low carb, keto-friendly  Deviled Egg Cauliflower Salad recipe is easy to make and will quickly replace any potato salad recipe you have ever used! #keto #lowcarb #deviledegg #cauliflower #salad #potatosalad #sidedish | bobbiskozykitchen.com
 

 

Now, let me take a quick sec to tout the awesomeness that is cauliflower.

 

Cauliflower is very low in calories yet high in vitamins. In fact, cauliflower contains some of almost every vitamin and mineral that you need.
 
Here is the nutritional breakdown for 1 cup (128 grams) of cauliflower;
 
  • Calories: 25
  • Fiber: 3 grams
  • Vitamin C: 77% of the RDI
  • Vitamin K: 20% of the RDI
  • Vitamin B6: 11% of the RDI
  • Folate: 14% of the RDI
  • Pantothenic acid: 7% of the RDI
  • Potassium: 9% of the RDI
  • Manganese: 8% of the RDI
  • Magnesium: 4% of the RDI
  • Phosphorus: 4% of the RDI
Cauliflower is high in fiber.
 
Fiber is important because it feeds the healthy bacteria that help reduce inflammation and promote 
 
Studies show that a diet high in fiber-rich vegetables like cauliflower is linked with a lower risk of several illnesses, including heart disease, cancer and diabetes.
 
Cauliflower is high in choline, an essential nutrient that many people are deficient in.
 
Choline has several important functions in the body.
 
Choline is involved in brain development and the production of neurotransmitters that are necessary for a healthy nervous system. What’s more, it helps prevent cholesterol from accumulating in the liver.
 
Those who don’t consume enough choline may have a higher risk of liver and heart disease, in addition to neurological disorders like dementia and Alzheimer’s.
 
Not many foods contain choline. Cauliflower, along with broccoli, is one of the best plant-based sources of the nutrient.
 
Cauliflower is rich in sulforaphane, a plant compound with many beneficial effects, such as the reduced risk of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.
 
Cauliflower is incredibly versatile and can be used to replace grains and legumes in your diet.
 
Not only is this a fantastic way to increase your veggie intake, but it is also especially helpful for those of us who follow low-carb diets.
 
This is because cauliflower is significantly lower in carbs than grains and legumes.
 
For example, a cup of cauliflower contains 5 grams of carbs. At the same time, a cup of rice contains 45 grams of carbs — nine times the amount of cauliflower.
 
Deviled Egg Cauliflower Salad - This low carb, keto-friendly  Deviled Egg Cauliflower Salad recipe is easy to make and will quickly replace any potato salad recipe you have ever used! #keto #lowcarb #deviledegg #cauliflower #salad #potatosalad #sidedish | bobbiskozykitchen.com
 
 
Here are some examples of recipes that can be made with cauliflower instead of grains and legumes:
 
  • Cauliflower rice: Replace white or brown rice with cauliflower that has been grated and then cooked, as in this Mexican Cauliflower Rice, Garlic Herb Cauliflower Rice, or this Shrimp and Bacon Cauliflower Fried Rice.
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  • Cauliflower pizza crust: By pulsing cauliflower in a food processor and then making it into a dough, such as in this recipe, you can make a delicious pizza.
  • Cauliflower hummus: Chickpeas can be replaced with cauliflower in hummus recipes like this one.
  • Cauliflower mash: Instead of making mashed potatoes, try this Lemon Garlic Mashed Cauliflower for a low-carb cauliflower mash that is easy to make.
  • Cauliflower tortillas: Combine pulsed cauliflower with eggs to make low-carb tortillas that can be used for wraps, taco shells or burritos, as in this recipe.
  • Cauliflower mac and cheese: Cooked cauliflower can be combined with milk, cheese, and spices to make mac and cheese, like in this recipe.
There are many ways to add cauliflower to your diet. It can be eaten cooked or raw and makes a fantastic addition to just about any dish.
 
Nutritional info via Healthline.

 

Deviled Egg Cauliflower Salad - This low carb, keto-friendly  Deviled Egg Cauliflower Salad recipe is easy to make and will quickly replace any potato salad recipe you have ever used! #keto #lowcarb #deviledegg #cauliflower #salad #potatosalad #sidedish | bobbiskozykitchen.com
 
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Deviled Egg Cauliflower Salad - This low carb, keto-friendly  Deviled Egg Cauliflower Salad recipe is easy to make and will quickly replace any potato salad recipe you have ever used! #keto #lowcarb #deviledegg #cauliflower #salad #potatosalad #sidedish | bobbiskozykitchen.com
 


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29 responses to “Deviled Egg Cauliflower Salad”

  1. I think egg whites was left out of the recipe? Step 2 says to mix cauliflower with egg whites, green onions and celery. How many egg whites pls? And am wondering if perhaps they could be eliminated? ty! It sounds like really great recipe! Can't wait to try it.

  2. You use 10 hard boiled eggs for this recipe. The yolks get mashed and mixed into the sauce and the whites get rough chopped (step 1), then you add the chopped egg whites into the salad in step 2. If you prefer to discard the egg whites you can of course. I love all things egg though 🙂

  3. I made this last night for supper to go with BBQ pulled pork – it was amazing (although I did add a bit of seasonings), otherwise I followed your recipe and it was delicious and gobbled up quickly. I will probably have to make another batch today to go with the leftover pork! Thank you!

  4. Yay! I am so glad your family liked the recipe!!

  5. Wonderful recipe, let it marinate over night… wow! Husband thought it was my normal potato salad! YUM

  6. Yay!! That makes me so happy!

  7. I'm thrilled with the amazing recipe. This is the first recipe I have found substituting cauliflower for potatoes that doesn't scream I'm cauliflower pretending to be potatoes. The flavor is delicious. I only had fresh cauliflower and it still came out great. Thank YOU!

  8. Oh that makes me SO happy to hear!!

  9. LOL, I made it again today using fresh Cauliflower. In my haste I failed to cook the Cauliflower and didn't remember until it was all mixed. I needed to tell you it is just as delicious. ?

  10. That is good to know! I make my Mediterranean Cauliflower Salad raw and cooked too 🙂

  11. I need to go track down that recipe. Yum

  12. Has anyone tried this with rice cauliflower instead of florets?

  13. I have not tried it myself. I am afraid that, as the sauce is super creamy, the final texture might end up being kind of like mashed cauliflower? I am not sure. If you do try it let me know, it might be awesome and I am totally off!!

  14. Has anyone tried this with rice cauliflower instead of florets?

  15. I've made cauliflower potato salad and love it. I came across this recipe because I knew mashing up the egg yolk with the other wet ingredients would really take the flavor and texture to the next level. So I searched for a deviled egg cauliflower salad and was pleased to find this. Looking forward to trying it out soon.

  16. Has anyone tried this with miracle whip instead of real mayo?

  17. Since this is a keto recipe I don't recommend using Miracle Whip as it has added sugar. However, if you are not watching your carbs I would say go for it if you are a MW lover.

  18. I loved this salad so much! I did take a few liberties with it, though and used your recipe as a guideline. I used fresh cauliflower and roasted it with avocado oil, salt, pepper and a pinch of red pepper flake. While that was roasting, I chopped a half bunch of kale and massaged salt, pepper and a little pickle juice from some pickled rainbow chard stems into it.
    I used pickled eggs instead of plain hardboiled eggs and added chopped up rainbow chard stem pickles to the salad as well. No onions, because I'm allergic, sadly.
    It was really delicious and I'm so glad I found your recipe!

  19. SUPER YUMMY!! Thank you!

  20. Is this Served cold or warm?

  21. I serve it cold but I think it would be good either way.

  22. I took it to a party and loved it. I too used fresh cauliflower and it was great!

  23. My daughter made this for a Memorial Day cook-out and it was yummy! I made it myself later and used fresh cauliflower and it was great.

  24. This came out fantastic! Are you 0 cal mayonnaise instead. I count macros and meal prep so this is a wonderful addition to a side with high protein.

  25. I am so happy you like the recipe! I use Primal Kitchen or Sir Kensington mayo , which is zero carbs but does have calories.

  26. Did anyone try it with yogurt instead of Mayo?

  27. I’ve made this before and it was watery from the cauliflower. How do I squeeze all the water out without making the cauliflower into tiny bits? I need help lol

    1. bobbiskozykitchen Avatar
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      You can leave your cauliflower in a colander as it cools to allow it to drain as much as possible before combining everything for the salad.

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