Sweet Potato Hummus [Recipe]

Sweet Potato Hummus [Recipe]

Sweet potato hummus adds an autumn spin to a traditional hummus. This dish is great for entertaining or a midday snack so you really can’t go wrong!  Top it with some chopped nuts or toasted pumpkin seeds for a bit of crunch and pair it with a variety of crudités, such as cinnamon dusted pita chips or dried apple slices.


Sweet Potato Hummus

Laura Daniel
Sweet potato adds a surprising twist to make this hummus a bit more festive!  Serve it with a variety of cut veggies, cinnamon pita chips and dried apple slices for an easy crowd pleaser! 
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Appetizer, Snack
Servings 16
Calories 67 kcal


  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 1 can chickpeas no salt added, drained
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/8 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt


  • Roast or boil sweet potato until soft.  About 1 hour at 375°F for a medium sweet potato.  Remove skin after baking.
  • Combine all ingredients in food processor and blend until smooth.  


Add in more olive oil  or water to create desired consistency.  


Serving: 2tbspCalories: 67kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 2.2gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 0.3gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.5gSodium: 40.5mgPotassium: 45mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 3950IUVitamin C: 7.4mgCalcium: 72mgIron: 0.4mg
Keyword Chickpeas, hummus, sweet potato
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