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.


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Sweet Potato Hummus

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! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Keyword: Chickpeas, hummus, sweet potato
Servings: 16
Calories: 67kcal
Author: Laura Daniel


  • 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: 2tbsp | Calories: 67kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 2.2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Sodium: 40.5mg | Potassium: 45mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 3950IU | Vitamin C: 7.4mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 0.4mg
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