Whether you prefer them mashed, baked or french fried, there’s no debating that potatoes are seriously versatile. Switch things up this Thanksgiving by trying out one of these unique recipes that take ‘taters to the next level. From eye-popping purple potatoes to creamy garlic-laced spuds, you’re bound to find a new family favorite. Click through the slideshow below to discover all the starchy goodness.

Not Quite Mashed Potatoes

Let's call it a mockmash! This savory cauliflower puree from The Iron You makes a healthy stand-in for mashed potatoes. It gets its fabulous flavor from cheese, milk (or almond milk) and a touch of butter, has about one quarter of the calories of typical mashed potatoes, and best of all, little eaters may not even realize they're getting their daily dose of vegetables. Snag the recipe by clicking here.

photo: The Iron You

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— Aimee Della Bitta