Our healthy south-of- the-border hummus has sweet potato for silky smoothness, chipotle peppers for smoky heat and pepitas (pumpkin seeds) for crunch. If you like, kick up heat by swirling some of the adobo sauce from the can of chipotles on top of the dip.

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Ingredients

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, cook sweet potatoes, covered, in enough boiling water to cover for 12 to 15 minutes or until very tender. Drain and cool slightly.

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  • In a food processor, combine drained sweet potatoes, garbanzo beans, tahini, lemon juice, oil, chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, cumin, and salt. Blend until smooth, scraping down sides of container as necessary. Chill, covered, for 2 to 8 hours.

  • Before serving, garnish dip with cilantro and sprinkle with pumpkin seeds.

Nutrition Facts

116 calories; 8 g total fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 97 mg sodium. 10 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein;

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