Chickpea and Sweet Potato Dip Recipe

Monday, January 16, 2012



This is one addicting appetizer... just love the sweetness then the hot bite it has ~

1 medium sweet potatoes or yam cleaned and peeled
1 15 ounce can of chickpeas drained
2 cloves of fresh garlic cleaned
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
dash of cayenne
parsley for garnish
Optional: hot sauce
Microwave potato till soft around 6 minutes. Cool. Scoop out the potatoes and place in the food processor.
Rinse chickpeas, add garlic, salt, and the chickpeas along with oil to food processor to make a smooth consistency. Place in a bowl, drizzle with more olive oil and hot sauce if using.
Delicious served with toasted pita bread, crackers, or fresh cut vegetables.

20 comments

Federica said...

I've never tasted sweet potatoes. I'm intrigued by this combination with chickpeas. Your deep looks very tasty. Bye, have a great week

Ann said...

Oh, MY! This looks amazing! I love hummus and the addition of the sweet potato is brilliant!

Greg said...

This seems like a great alternative to hummus. I never have tahini on hand, but always have potatoes.

Rosemary said...

Very creative, Claudia! Sweet potatoes and chickpeas! Nice combination!

whozyerdanny said...

This is a definite must try !!!

Catherine said...

Dear Claudia, This is something I would enjoy! It is a delicious and healthy snack, a perfect combo. Blessings for a beautiful day, Catherine xoxo

redkathy said...

Fabulous combo Claudia! Great shot too **hugs**

Emily Malloy said...

The combination of flavors is to die for, Claudia!

Trish said...

I can think of so many reasons to try this dip! I love the idea of adding sweet potatoes. thanks!!

Erin @ Dinners, Dishes and Desserts said...

I love that there is sweet potato in this! What a great dip!

Culinary Collage said...

I love hummus and sweet potatoes and never thought to put them together. Great idea!

Liam said...

This sounds strange and somehow delicious! I must try it out!

Kiri W. said...

Mmmm, sounds fantastic! I love chickpea dips and have never seen them combined with sweet potatoes. Very cool!

Reeni said...

So unique and delicious sounding! I loves it!

Elisabeth said...

Sweet potato and chick peas? Oh, my! just love the combination of the 2 most favorites!
Thanks for sharing you ever so yummy recipe, Claudia!
xoxo

Maggie said...

Wow! I love anything with sweet potatoes! This is a healthy dip that I think my daughter would LOVE. I'm pinning this one!

Tina said...

I really need to try this, the blend of flavors and the picture has me sold. Very creative and delicious Claudia!

Debbi Does Dinner Healthy said...

This sounds awesome! I so have to try this!

Roxana GreenGirl {A little bit of everything} said...

chickpeas and sweet potatoes?!? WOW I gotta try this combo! Thanks Claudia!

Magic of Spice said...

Fantastic combination, and very creative dip :)

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