Add a delicious fall twist to a traditional hummus recipe. This Sweet Potato Hummus recipe is a tasty appetizer or snack.
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I find the flavors of fall so delicious. While the growing season may be winding down on our farm, we still are enjoying the delicious fall crops growing in our fields. The popularity of sweet potatoes has been increasing more and more each year. This superfood is packed with nutrition and flavor. This Sweet Potato Hummus recipe is the perfect fall appetizer. But really, you can serve this recipe all year long since sweet potatoes are so readily available in the grocery store.
Holiday entertaining season is creeping up on us. It really is the most wonderful time of the year, isn’t it? I love this time of year. Dips and appetizers are my favorite. I like to make sure I keep a well-stocked pantry in case last-minute guests pop in. This hummus recipe is easy to make! This is a great Thanksgiving appetizer. If you are a hummus fan, make sure you check out this yummy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus recipe too.
What do I need to make this Sweet Potato Hummus?
This hummus uses all the traditional flavors of a simple Middle Eastern hummus with the addition of a baked sweet potato. Many of these items you may already have on your pantry shelf. If not, you can easily find them at your grocery store. This recipe can be made a day or two ahead of time as well.
- Sweet Potato or Orange Yam
- Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans)
- 1 Lemon
- Cayenne (optional)
- Salt & Pepper
- Almond Butter
- Olive Oil
Sweet Potato Hummus Recipe Tips and Instructions
Roast the sweet potato at 400 degrees for one hour. Allow to cool slightly and remove skin.
Add all ingredients to a food processor, except the olive oil. Give the processor a few pulses to combine everything.
Slowly add the olive oil and continue to blend until desired consistency.
I like to serve this recipe with fresh vegetables, pita chips or crackers. You can top with some pine nuts for extra crunch too.
Must-Have Recipe Resources
These items are helpful to have on hand when making this Sweet Potato Hummus Recipe.
Meal Plan Game Plan
Add this delicious Sweet Potato Hummus recipe to your weekly meal plan. Here are a few other items that you can also add to your meal plan game plan too.
Main Dish: Pumpkin Chili
Side Dish 1: Pan Seared Brussels Sprouts With Bacon
Side Dish 2: Breaded Cauliflower
Eat dessert first!: Salted Caramel Apple Cake
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More Sweet Potato Recipes to Try
- 1 sweet potato, roasted whole and skin removed
- 2 15 oz cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained
- 2 tsp cumin
- 1 tsp paprika
- 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
- 1 lemon, juiced
- ½ tsp salt
- ½ tsp black pepper
- 1 clove garlic, chopped
- 2 tbsp almond butter
- 1 cup olive oil
- Puree cooked sweet potato, skin removed, with all ingredients except olive oil in a blender.
- • Slowly add olive oil and continue to blend until desired consistency.
- • Serve with cut-up vegetables, crackers, or chips.
- • Store covered in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 221 Total Fat: 16g Saturated Fat: 2g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 13g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 77mg Carbohydrates: 15g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 4g Sugar: 3g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 5g