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Low-Carb Potato Substitutes

One of the comfort foods missing in a low carb diet is potatoes. But it’s not difficult to use a keto potato substitute instead in many popular recipes.

There are many reasons why people might want to find a low carb keto potato substitute. We're sharing a few of our favorites.


An excellent keto-friendly alternative to potatoes are turnips. They are a great option because they have a mild flavor and a similar texture that goes well with many different dishes.


Celery root, or celeriac, is a fantastic keto potato substitute! When cooked, it has a similar texture and flavor to potatoes. However, celeriac is much lower in carbs and calories.


A rutabaga is a type of root vegetable that is often used as a low carb potato substitute. They are low in carbs and calories; and they are a good source of fiber, vitamin C, and potassium.


Cauliflower has been the most popular substitute to use for keto mashed “potatoes”. Mashed cauliflower has a similar texture and flavor to traditional mashed potatoes, and it’s really low in carbs.


If you are looking for a low-carb, keto-friendly substitute for potatoes, look no further than radishes. Roasted radishes are an excellent crispy, potato-like side dish.


Another great option for keto potatoes is zucchini. Just grate it and add some butter, salt, and pepper for a delicious side dish.

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