Spicy Sweet Potato Hummus Recipe

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Herbert Jensen Modified: March 23, 2022
Spicy Sweet Potato Hummus Recipe

How To Make Spicy Sweet Potato Hummus

The texture upon adding chickpeas in this sweet potato hummus becomes a smooth treat with a distinctly earthy and slightly sweet flavor countered by pepper.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 55 minutes
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes



  • 2sweet potatoes,medium
  • 3tbspolive oil
  • 2cupscooked chickpeas,(or one can of chickpeas), rinsed and drained
  • 3tbsptahini
  • 3clovesgarlic,peeled
  • 1lemon,juiced
  • ½lemon,zest
  • ground sea salt,to taste
  • tspcayenne pepper,start with less, season to taste
  • ½tspsmoked paprika
  • ¼tspcumin


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Bake the sweet potatoes on the middle oven rack or in a baking dish for 45 minutes to an hour.

  3. While the sweet potatoes are cooling, toss all of the other ingredients into a food processor.

  4. Once the sweet potatoes have cooled enough to handle, use a knife to peel the skin off of them.

  5. Add the sweet potatoes to the food processor.

  6. Blend well and serve!


  • Calories: 359.93kcal
  • Fat: 18.59g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.52g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.19g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.78g
  • Carbohydrates: 41.31g
  • Fiber: 10.18g
  • Sugar: 7.38g
  • Protein: 10.73g
  • Sodium: 449.91mg
  • Calcium: 120.44mg
  • Potassium: 565.92mg
  • Iron: 4.20mg
  • Vitamin A: 483.44µg
  • Vitamin C: 15.38mg
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