Hummus Mashed Potatoes

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!

If time allows, make hummus from scratch with Eden Foods Organic Garbanzo Beans. Click here to order.

Hummus Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients

3 lbs. Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch chunks
3 Tbsp. olive oil
2 cups store-bought hummus
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. fresh black pepper
1/4 cup fresh parsley
1/4 tsp. fresh lemon zest

Directions

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.

Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is the Editor-in-Chief of TheHealthyApple.com; she is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer, Food Photographer and Writer specializing in simple gluten-free and dairy-free “˜Clean’ recipes using whole foods. Amie recently healed herself from six years of chronic pain, exhausting every doctor in the country and Mayo Clinic; she shares her story of how Clean Eating saved her life and inspires you to Clean up your food, too. Amie lives in Manhattan, NYC where she cooks for a variety of clients including celebrities and people with busy lifestyles who enjoy healthy, fresh food. Visit Amie on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest; she’d love to hear from you!

Amie Valpone

Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is the Editor-in-Chief of TheHealthyApple.com; she is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer, Food Photographer and Writer specializing in simple gluten-free and dairy-free “˜Clean’ recipes using whole foods. Amie recently healed herself from six years of chronic pain, exhausting every doctor in the country and Mayo Clinic; she shares her story of how Clean Eating saved her life and inspires you to Clean up your food, too. Amie lives in Manhattan, NYC where she cooks for a variety of clients including celebrities and people with busy lifestyles who enjoy healthy, fresh food.

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Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is the Editor-in-Chief of TheHealthyApple.com; she is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer, Food Photographer and Writer specializing in simple gluten-free and dairy-free “˜Clean’ recipes using whole foods. Amie recently healed herself from six years of chronic pain, exhausting every doctor in the country and Mayo Clinic; she shares her story of how Clean Eating saved her life and inspires you to Clean up your food, too. Amie lives in Manhattan, NYC where she cooks for a variety of clients including celebrities and people with busy lifestyles who enjoy healthy, fresh food.

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One comment on “Hummus Mashed Potatoes

  1. I am completely addicted to hummus.. never thought of putting them in mashed potatoes! Yummmy. Thanks for the tip, Amie.

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