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Sweet Potato Hummus

What you need: 

2 sweet potatoes
1 – 15 ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
3 tablespoons tahini
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 cloves garlic
3 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1/4 cup warm water



What you do: 

1) Leaving the skin on, slice sweet potatoes about 1/2” thick. Steam potatoes or cook in a pressure cooker until soft. Allow to cool for 10 minutes.

2) While the potatoes are cooking, combine the remaining ingredients, except the water, in a food processor. Blend until the mixture is smooth.

3) Once the potatoes are cooked and cooled, remove the skin and discard. Add the water and sweet potatoes to the hummus and blend until smooth.If desired, add warm water 1 tablespoon at a time if the hummus is too thick.

Preparation Time: 
10 minutes
Cooking Time: 
8 to 10


Nice hummus ! It wasn't overly sweet, just nicely flavored and I loved the heat from the cayenne ! 

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