Cauliflower is a wonderful and versatile vegetable, but I was left disappointed when I tried using it as the mashed topping for shepherd's pie. This recipe utilizes tropical starchy roots as the mashed potato replacement in a nourishing, nightshade- and dairy-free version of the classic dish.
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Do you miss mashed potatoes, and wish you could have a starchy, savory substitute? Just hit up your local Asian or Hispanic grocery store to find malanga, taro, or yuca -- 3 delicious tropical roots that you can use that make excellent potato substitutes. Bonus: they're all low FODMAP, too!