Recipe Courtesy of: www.wellnessroadtrip.com
1 medium sweet potato
1 15 oz can chick peas, drained and rinsed
juice from one lemon (about 1/4 cup)
1/4 cup tahini
2 Tbs. olive oil
1 tsp. cumin
1 clove garlic, chopped
1/4 tsp. salt
3-4 Tablespoons water
Chop the sweet potato into 1/2 pieces. Steam, boil or cook with a bit of water in the microwave until tender. Steaming generally takes 10 minutes, boiling 8 minutes and microwave with water about five minutes.
Drain the sweet potatoes and run cold water over them.
Transfer sweet potatoes to a food processor or blender. Add the rest of the ingredients except the water. Process for about one minute. Add water as needed to smooth. Process another 2 minutes until smooth.
Keeps in refrigerator for up to a week. Serves with veggies or pita. Makes 2 cups.