Sweet Potato Hummus

Hummus with fresh sweet potato packs even more plant power. Add a delicious blend of smoked paprika, coriander, and cumin to make this flavorful dip.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 30 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

Hummus

1
large orange-fleshed sweet potato (12 to 14 oz)
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ chick peas, drained, rinsed
1/4
cup almond butter or tahini
1/4
cup fresh lemon juice
3
tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1
small clove garlic, halved
1 1/2
teaspoons fine sea salt
2
teaspoons smoked paprika
1
teaspoon ground coriander
1
teaspoon ground cumin

Topping

1/4
cup coarsely chopped marcona almonds or toasted blanched almonds
2
tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
1
tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 Prick skin of sweet potato with fork. Microwave on High 6 to 8 minutes or until tender. Let cool 15 minutes or until cool enough to handle. Peel and cut up cooked sweet potato.
  • 2 To make hummus, place cooked sweet potato and remaining hummus ingredients in large food processor. Cover; process until smooth. If needed, add water 1 tablespoon at a time to desired consistency. Cover and chill at least 2 hours to allow flavors to blend.
  • 3 To serve, spoon hummus onto serving platter. Top with almonds, parsley and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Serve with flatbread crackers and/or fresh veggies.

Expert Tips

You've got to love them! Sweet potatoes are naturally rich tasting and sweet, and they are a good source of vitamins A and C.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
390mg
390%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
110%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.