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Sweet Potato Hummus Recipe

Sweet Potato Hummus Recipe

With a little planning, it’s easy to whip up a batch of hummus for unexpected guests, a potluck or an after-school snack. I always bake up extra unpeeled sweet potatoes so I can quickly mash the pulp for this unexpected dip. —Mary Marlowe Leverette, Columbia, South Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Baked pita chips

Directions

  • 1. Place the first seven ingredients in a food processor; process until blended. Transfer to a bowl. Serve with pita chips. Yield: 16 servings (1/4 cup each).

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without chips) equals 91 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 245 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.