Green Day SHEPHERD'S PIE TOPPING PLEASE

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  1. Donnie46

    Donnie46 Slow but sure....

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    I am making a Shepherds Pie for a change this weekend with Quorn mince.

    Could you give me some recommendation's for a topping please, I don't want to use too much potato.

    Thanking you.
     
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    Try mixing swede with the potato - yummy!
     
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    or swede and carrot!
     
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    or just all swede... its really gorge
     
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    Donnie46 Slow but sure....

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    Swede and carrot sounds nice, thank you - I usually do BNS or a cauliflower topping, thank you everyone.
     
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    parsnip mash is yum
     
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    Sweet potato is gorgeous on top as well, you could mix it with any of the other suggestions, enjoy
     
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    I have heard of people using parsnips or white turnip b/c its so low in calories, instead of potatoes.
     
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    I usually (for red days) mix swede & BNS with a couple of tbsp of greek 0% and some fresh herbs. It's yummy!
     
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    Mmmmm mashed Butternut Squash is yummy :) that makes a lovely topping! xx
     
  12. Donnie46

    Donnie46 Slow but sure....

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    Thank you all of you for your suggestions.

    I ended up mashing swede and carrot together with some natural yoghurt and it was lovely, and I sprinkled some low fat cheddar cheese on top with a sprinkling of cayenne pepper just to give it a bit of a kick....very nice, my DH soon cleared his plate, LOL....
     
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    I have a colcannon mash sometimes on shephards pie ~ potato mixed with cabbage and spring onion . . yummy!!
     
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    Donnie46 Slow but sure....

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    Great idea too, thank you.
     
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    Another one to consider is celeriac. It can be an acquired taste, but with carrots, swede and potatoes makes a lovely mash topping!
     
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