Spicy Sweet Potato Hummus

Created for the North Carolina SweetPotato Commission by

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Spicy Sweet Potato Hummus


  • 1 sweet potato, baked or roasted
  • 2 cups of chickpeas
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1/3 cup sesame tahini
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp harissa
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • salt to taste
  • for topping (optional) harissa, sesame seeds, olive oil


  1. Place the sweet potato, chickpeas, garlic, tahini, olive oil, harissa and lemon juice in a food processor
  2. Pulse until smooth (adding some of the aquafaba if needed)
  3. Taste for seasoning
  4. Drizzle with olive oil, and top with sesame seed and harissa (optional)
  5. Serve with pita chips and veggie slices

Yield: serves 8-10