Fun Food Fact: Sweet Potatoes don’t belong to the potato family, they are actually part of the root vegetable family!

Sweet Potatoes are a delicious veggie bursting with nutrition that are perfect for supercharging your favourite meals! They are:

Here is a healthy, mouth watering Sweet Potato Hummus recipe for you to try!


Recipe: Sweet Potato Hummus  


Ingredients:

  • 2 medium Australian Sweet Potatoes (choose your favourite variety – there are four types of sweet potato: gold, red, purple & white).
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1x 410g tin of chickpeas (low-salt variety)
  • 3 tbsp tahini*
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 lemon – juiced + grated zest of 1/2
  • 1⁄2 tsp paprika
  • 1⁄4 tsp cumin*
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds*

 


Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 170°c. Wash sweet potatoes well and bake in the skins loose on the middle oven rack or in a baking dish for 45 minutes to an hour. You should be able to gently squeeze them when they’re done.
  2. While the sweet potatoes are cooling, toss all of the other ingredients into a high speed blender. Blend for 30 seconds until almost smooth. Add the sweet potatoes & blend well.
  3. Serve with sprinkled sesame seeds.

 


Recipe adapted from Acre Eatery for Australian Sweet Potatoes.

*I am gifted these ingredients from The Source Bulk Foods.


 

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