Three Ways To Make Healthy Sweet Potato Hummus

Three Ways To Make Sweet Potato Hummus

by | May 28, 2018

Ahh, hummus – a staple of the dip world. Here are three different ways you can make your own hummus, out of sweet potatoes. 

Base recipe

Makes: 3 cups

Preparation: 20 minutes

Cooking: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 400g Sweet Potato, peeled, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 400g can chickpeas, rinsed, drained
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • Olive oil and pita bread crisps, to serve

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C /180°C fan-forced. Line an oven tray with baking paper
  2. Place sweet potato on tray and drizzle with oil. Toss well and season
  3. Bake for 20-25 minutes until tender and golden. Set aside to cool
  4. Place sweet potato, chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic in a food processor. Process with enough warm water until smooth. Season. Serve drizzled olive oil. Accompany with pita crisps

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Hummus Toppings

Coriander Hummus with Honey Roasted Cashews

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons chopped coriander
  • 2 tablespoons chopped honey roasted cashews
  • 1 teaspoon dried chili flakes

Method

  1. Top hummus with coriander, cashews and chili flakes. Serve drizzled olive oil. Accompany with pita crisps.

Hummus with Pomegranate Molasses and Pistachios

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon pomegranate molasses
  • 2 tablespoons pomegranate arils
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pistachios

Method

  1. Top hummus with pomegranate, molasses and pistachios. Serve drizzled olive oil. Accompany with pita crisps.

Hummus with Fire Roasted Capsicum, Feta and Smoked Paprika

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons fire roasted capsicum strips
  • 40g feta, crumbled
  • ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika

Method

  1. Top hummus with fire roasted capsicum, feta and smoked paprika. Serve drizzled olive oil. Accompany with pita crisps.

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