Sweet Potato Hummus

A delicious dip for fresh vegetables or spread for crackers. Use it inside your favorite wrap or sandwich. This is part of an Earth Balancing Menu. The Five Element Theory has been guiding traditional Chinese medicine in the creation of healing medicinal and nutritional recipes from the relationship of the five elements for nature -- earth, metal, water, fire, wood, and fire -- and the constant interaction among them.
By & / Photography By Coco Morante | August 19, 2016

Ingredients

Sweet Potato Hummus
  • 2 large organic sweet potatoes, well washed, unpeeled (skin has extra fiber and nutrients)
  • 1 (14-ounce) can organic chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 1/3 cup raw organic tahini
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ½–1 teaspoon Aleppo chili pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt

Preparation

Slice potatoes in ½-inch rounds. Steam over boiling water until tender (approximately 10 minutes). Allow to cool and then puree in a food processor with remaining ingredients until smooth. Adjust seasonings and add a little water if too thick.

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Ingredients

Sweet Potato Hummus
  • 2 large organic sweet potatoes, well washed, unpeeled (skin has extra fiber and nutrients)
  • 1 (14-ounce) can organic chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 1/3 cup raw organic tahini
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ½–1 teaspoon Aleppo chili pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
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