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Yes, traditional mashed potatoes are delicious, thanks to all the butter and milk (and sometimes bacon, cheese, and sour cream!), but these side dish recipes taste just as good.
Gorgeously (or shockingly?) green, this broccoli purée is a welcome change from the usual steamed or roasted broccoli. It’s also a great low-carb alternative to mashed potatoes.
Cauliflower purée is creamy and comforting and it just happens to taste remarkably like mashed potatoes.
Making steakhouse-style creamed spinach at home is quick and easy. This version can be prepared ahead of time, making it perfect for both busy weeknights and holidays.
Made with smoky, spicy chipotle peppers and sharp Cheddar, this bright sweet potato mash is loaded with flavor.
Creamy butternut squash polenta makes a comforting side dish to any poultry or sauce-laden roast or stew.