Using real butter in homemade mashed potatoes will set you back 11 grams of fat and 100 calories for every tablespoon mixed in! Instead, spruce up your spuds with a scoop of hummus. It not only adds unique flavor but gives everyone’s favorite creamy potato side dish an added protein boost. Use pre-made store-bought hummus to save time!
Hummus Mashed Potatoes
1. Cook potatoes in a large stockpot filled with water; bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
2. Drain water, then return potatoes to the pot; mash and add remaining ingredients. Mix well to combine.3. Remove from heat; transfer to a large serving bowl.
4. Serve warm.
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