Keto Cauliflower Salad Recipe

Cauliflower salad is the perfect alternative to potato salad that is low carb and just as delicious! Made with cauliflower, eggs, cucumber and green onions it tastes just as good without the carbs.

If you’re a fan of traditional potato salad but are going low carb, you will love this recipe!

Cauliflower is a great replacement for potatoes with a similar texture and bite. The mayo and sour cream dressing help bring back all the traditional potato salad flavors you may be missing on keto.

keto cauliflower salad recipe

Keto Cauliflower Salad

This salad is a great quick and easy side dish or even dinner on its own. Cauliflower is not only low in carbs but has a wide range of benefits. It’s high in fiber as well as vitamins B and C. It also contains carotenoid antioxidants making this keto cauliflower salad recipe pure goodness packed in a bowl.

I’m not a huge fan of cauliflower but I LOVE this recipe. This simple cauliflower salad is surprisingly tasty AND low in carbs.

cauliflower salad recipe

Trust me, you have to try this. Here are some of the reasons you’re going to fall in love with this cauliflower salad:

  • It’s like traditional potato salad. The combination of the dressing and texture of the cauliflower makes this surprisingly similar to a traditional potato salad.
  • It fills you up. Because of the fat content and protein from the eggs, this cauliflower salad is super filling!
  • It’s easy to store. You can keep this salad for several days in the fridge. Just keep it covered or in an airtight container and it will last for at least 3 days.
  • It’s low in calories and carbs. Of course, the best part about this salad is that it’s super low in net carbs. Each bowl of keto cauliflower salad contains only 135 calories and 6.6g net carbs.

How To Make Keto Cauliflower Salad


This recipe is very simple to make, you’ll need:

  • Cauliflower
  • Eggs
  • Cucumber
  • Green onions
  • Sour cream
  • Mayonnaise
  • Salt and black pepper

keto cauliflower salad ingredients

Step 1

Start by boiling your eggs for 10 minutes to make sure they’re hard-boiled. While they’re cooking, finely slice your cucumber and green onion.

cauliflower florets and green onions for cauliflower salad

Step 2

Bring water to a boil in a pan. Wash your cauliflower and then cut and separate it into florets. Boil the cauliflower florets for 2 to 3 minutes until it’s medium to well done. Test with a fork while it’s cooking and make sure it doesn’t get too soft.

Step 3

Add the cooked cauliflower florets to a bowl and add the finely-chopped boiled eggs, cucumber, spring onion, sour cream, mayonnaise, black pepper and salt.

cauliflower salad ready to be mixed

Step 4

Gently combine everything together into the perfect salad and spoon out the salad into bowls. This recipe makes 4 servings but you can easily multiply the ingredients to make more and store it.

combining ingredients for a delicious keto cauliflower salad

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Keto Cauliflower Salad

Keto Cauliflower Salad

My favorite cauliflower salad recipe! A quick recipe that is a low-carb alternative to traditional potato salad and just as delicious.
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Course: Side Dish, Salad, Lunch
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 135kcal


  • 9 oz Fresh Cauliflower
  • 2 Boiled Eggs
  • 1 small Cucumber
  • 2 small Green Onions
  • 1/2 cup Sour Cream
  • 1 tbsp Mayonnaise
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Salt


  • Start by boiling the eggs for 10 minutes to make sure they're completely hard-boiled.
  • Finely slice your cucumber and green onions. Bring a pan of water to a boil. Cut and separate the cauliflower into florets then boil for 2 to 3 minutes until medium to well done. Test them with a fork while cooking and make sure they're not too soft.
  • Add the cauliflower florets to a large bowl and add the finely-chopped boiled eggs, cucumber, green onion, sour cream, mayonnaise, black pepper and salt.
  • Gently toss the salad until well combined. Separate into four bowls.


Net Carbs: 6.6g


Nutrition Facts
Keto Cauliflower Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 bowl)
Calories 135 Calories from Fat 86
% Daily Value*
Fat 9.6g15%
Saturated Fat 4.7g29%
Cholesterol 95mg32%
Sodium 384mg17%
Potassium 380mg11%
Carbohydrates 8.6g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3.3g4%
Protein 5.5g11%
Calcium 74mg7%
Iron 1mg6%
Net Carbs 6.6g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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