Sweet Potato Hummus

10  Ratings
  • 10 min prep
  • 55 min total
  • Makes 1-1/2 cups hummus or 12 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) hummus and 6 crackers (10 g) each.


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Sweet Potato Hummus Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 sweet potato, peeled, cut into 2-inch cubes
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 3 Tbsp. reduced-calorie balsamic vinaigrette Dressing, divided
  • 1 can (19 fl oz/540 mL) chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  •  Wheat Thins Multigrain Crackers

Instructions

  • Heat  oven to 375ºF.
  • Toss  potatoes and garlic with 2 Tbsp. dressing; spread onto baking sheet. Bake 30 to 35 min. or until potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally. Cool 10 min.
  • Place  potatoes in food processor. Add remaining dressing, chickpeas and lemon juice; process until well blended.
  • Serve  with crackers.

Recipe Tips

Special ExtraServe this flavourful dip with assorted fresh vegetables, such as red pepper strips, broccoli florets and baby carrots, in addition to the crackers.

Use Your MicrowaveIf time is short, use your microwave to cook the sweet potato. Do not cut potato into cubes. Prick whole potato several times with sharp knife or fork. Microwave on HIGH 4 to 6 min. or until potato is tender. Cut potato in half; scoop out flesh. Process flesh in food processor with remaining dressing, chickpeas and lemon juice as directed. Serve with crackers.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 1-1/2 cups hummus or 12 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) hummus and 6 crackers (10 g) each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 110 
  • Total fat 2.5 g
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 240 mg
  • Carbohydrate 19 g
  • Dietary fibre 3 g
  • Sugars 4 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Vitamin A 15 %DV
  • Vitamin C 6 %DV
  • Calcium 2 %DV
  • Iron 6 %DV

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