Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Sweet Potato Hummus


Recipe Courtesy of:

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.
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