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Sweet Potato Hummus

Sweet Potato Hummus
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 2 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 10
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.

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

Directions

  • 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.

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
110
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
390mg
16%
Potassium
350mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
4g
17%
Sugars
3g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
110%
110%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

  • 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.
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