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Sweet Potato Hummus

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


16 servings (1/4 cup each)

Updated: Nov. 17, 2022
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
Sweet Potato Hummus Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  1. Place the first 7 ingredients in a food processor; process until blended. Transfer to a bowl. Serve with pita chips.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without chips): 91 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 245mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.

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