Sweet Potato Hummus

October 20, 2009

All I can say is that this was a great twist on hummus.  As you can tell by the picture below, it was so tasty that I almost forgot to grab a photo of it!

20091010 Sweet Potato Hummus

You will need:

  • 1 lb sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 c lemon juice
  • 1/4 c tahini
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 2 t cumin
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • Salt and pepper

Get started by…

  1. Set steamer basket in pot with water just below.  Bring to a boil and add potatoes.  Simmer, covered, about 10-12 minutes.  Once softened, blend potatoes in food processor.
  2. Add chickpeas, lemon juice, tahini, olive oil, cumin and garlic to the food processor.  Puree 1 minute or so.  As needed, thin with water.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Serve with pita chips and veggies.

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