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Dec 10th, 2013, 18:25 PM  
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Alternative to butter in potatoes

I love jacket potatoes with cheese and ham of course I use a lighter cheese but I can't stand dry potatoes something has to go in them. Obviously butter is the first option but do you have any better suggestions that may be healthier?

Dec 10th, 2013, 19:29 PM  
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Well the easy substitute for butter is usually olive oil but sometimes that doesn't work for the flavor and consistency you are looking for. You could also do a fake butter product like I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!, or something like that.
Dec 10th, 2013, 20:49 PM  
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Maybe try a lighter spread with reduced fat and it should hopefully add the same type of buttery texture to the potato
Dec 11th, 2013, 16:11 PM  
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Sometimes I put a little splash of milk on the potato and kind of mash it in to soften it. Then I melt a little cheese over that with the other ingredients.
Feb 23rd, 2016, 17:23 PM  
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I use fat free fromage frais to mash my spuds, you can't taste it but it makes the potato go all lovely and creamy 😀😀..plus it's Syn free !!😆😆😍😍
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I use real butter, not fake crap that is processed and created chemically from refined polyunsaturated oils...
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