Sweet Potato Hummus

If you want to be a true seasonal locavore you will need to expand your repertoire of sweet potato recipes.   Sweet potato hummus is a great idea.  You can serve it in collard green wraps, dip pita chips, dip veggies, or just as a side dish.  Here is the basic recipe.



  1. 2-3 baked sweet potatoes
  2. 1 can of chick peas drained
  3. Juice of 1 lemon
  4. ¼ cup tahini
  5. 2-3 tablespoons of good olive oil
  6. Your favorite spices.  Choose any of these that you like
    1. Garlic
    2. Curry powder
    3. Cumin
    4. Ginger
    5. Turmeric
    6. Cinnamon
    7. Nutmeg
    8. Cayenne powder
  7. Salt and pepper to taste


Throw it all in a food processor until smooth.  You can thin it to the consistency you like with water or coconut milk.


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