Sweet (potato) & Spicy Hummus

If you're down with all the fall flavors of pumpkins, and sweet potatoes, and squashes then you might be interested in experimenting with this recipe. It's definitely got a spicy kick to it, though of course you can adjust that to your liking.  Let me introduce to you the Sweet (potato) and Spicy Hummus.


1 sweet potato, baked & peeled

12 oz of chickpeas

1.5 Tablespoons olive oil

1.5 Tablespoons tahini

1 clove of garlic peeled & quartered

1.5 Tablespoons lemon juice

1/4 teaspoon pink Himalayan salt

3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (or to taste)

1/4 teaspoon paprika

1/8 teaspoon cumin

splash of chickpea liquid reserve



1. Add olive oil to a high speed blender

2. Add lemon juice

3. Add tahini

4. Add garlic

5. Add spices and salt

6. Add chickpeas

7. Add sweet potato

8. Blend at high speed

9. If needed add a splash of the chickpea liquid reserved

10. Serve with chips, pita, pretzels, etc & enjoy!


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