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Purple Sweet Potato Hummus Recipe

This beautiful purple sweet potato hummus is made with simple ingredients, delicious and perfect as a healthy snack, appetizer, party food, or part of a meal. It can be whipped up in less than 15 minutes and made ahead of time. You can make it on the weekend and enjoy it for the next couple of days!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer, Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Diet: Gluten Free
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Nart


  • 12.35 ounces steamed purple sweet potatoes
  • 6.7 ounces milk
  • 3 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground white pepper


  • Pistachios crushed
  • Cilantro chopped


  • In a blender, blend the steamed purple sweet potatoes, milk, tahini and, garlic until smooth. If you want your hummus to be thinner, you can add more milk. 
  • Season with lemon juice, salt, and ground white pepper and mix well. Taste-test the hummus and see if you want to add more lemon juice, salt, or white pepper.
  • Transfer the hummus from the blender to a serving bowl and top with crushed pistachios and chopped cilantro. Serve with vegetable sticks and/or crackers.


To cook your purple sweet potatoes, steam them on high heat for about 20 minutes and peel when cool.