Golden hummus

54

PREP TIME

15 min

Makes

2 Cups

Golden hummus


Ingredients

  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 540-mL can chickpeas
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 large lemon
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1 tbsp dark sesame oil

Instructions

  • Pierce potato with a fork, then place in microwave on a piece of paper towel. Microwave on high until very soft, 4 to 6 minutes. When cool enough to handle, cut in half. Using a spoon, scrape flesh into a food processor.
  • Rinse and drain chickpeas. Add to potato. Squeeze 3 tbsp juice from lemon. Add to potato along with sesame oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Purée until smooth. Spoon into a serving bowl. Serve with cucumber rounds, steamed fiddleheads or crackers.
  • Hummus will keep well, covered and refrigerated, up to 2 days.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 24,
  • Protein
  • 1 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 3 g,
  • Fat
  • 1 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 37 mg.

This is an easy way to add nutrients to a dip. Start with a container of store-bought hummus, then give it a healthy glow with vibrant sweet potato.