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A recipe for Sweet Potato Hummus with Cumin Flatbread Chips. Cumin flatbread chip recipe, pairs great with Sweet Potato Hummus. After taking the leap and getting my own studio this year, I am slowly organizing it so it can be both kinda pretty and functional. I am still working on the dish organization part, and moving stuff around, getting stuff built. Its actually kind of a pain, but I still love it. I think in a couple of months we might do a little behind the scenes post so you can see where we work most of the time, the excessive plate buying problem I have, and maybe you can meet some of the cute cats that run around the hallways of the lofts where my studio is at. I think that would be fun. I wish I could also see all the workplaces where you all spend your time. I am always so curious, where you all read our blog from, and what it looks like around you. If you want to post some pictures of your neat workspace on our facebook, you should, because I think that would be fun. Then it will be like we are trading pictures. Thats kinda cute. In other news, Spoon Fork Bacon has its own twitter. You should use that if you don’t want to read tweets from me about how I eat entire sleeves of saltines for dinner. In other other news, this recipe is pretty awesome. Making your own chips for your own hummus is really fun too. Think of all the way you can cut that bread to make fun shapes to dip into your hummus with. Crazy.
♥ Teri

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Spiced Sweet Potato Hummus and Cumin Flatbread Chips
Makes 2 cups

Ingredients:
1 sweet potato, peeled, chopped and boiled until fork tender
½ (14.5 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained
3 tablespoons tahini
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 garlic clove
½ lemon, juiced
1 tablespoon cumin
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
dash nutmeg
salt and pepper to taste
extra virgin olive oil for drizzling
flatbread chips:
2 sheets flatbread, cut into 1 inch triangles
3 tablespoons olive oil for brushing
2 teaspoons cumin
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350F.
2. Place flatbread chips onto a baking sheet and brush with oil. Sprinkle with cumin and salt and pepper. Bake for 15 minutes until lightly browned and crisp. Set aside.
3. Place ingredients for hummus into a food processor and blend until smooth. Adjust seasonings and stir. Top with a small drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of cumin. Serve with baked flatbread chips.

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  1. Nikki Not Specified Not Specified

    I love hummus, but have grown kind of bored with it recently, so this is the perfect, creative twist! I’ve yet to see chick peas replaced with sweet potatoes – great idea!! I plan to test this out tonight :)

  2. Heidi @ Food Doodles Not Specified Not Specified

    Beautiful! That first picture is fantastic. I love making my own chips out of pitas, that way I can flavor them exactly how I want :D I’ve never tried sweet potato in hummus before but it looks great!

  3. The Sweet Cupcaker Not Specified Not Specified

    this looks amazing! I love sweet potato anything but making it into hummus is genius! can’t wait to try them!

  4. Nicole, RD Not Specified Not Specified

    Now this is my kind of hummus! YUM!

  5. Averie @ Love Veggies and Yoga Not Specified Not Specified

    This looks beyond good and those flatbreads look crispy and perfect. I want to dig into this, pronto!

  6. Heather Michelle @ A Sweet Simple Life Not Specified Not Specified

    delish and such lovely photos

  7. shutterbug Not Specified Not Specified

    i love sweet potato! I’m so going to make this one of these days! Thanks for the recipe! :)

  8. Chris Not Specified Not Specified

    Cracking recipe and super easy. Might try the flat breads with a bit of chilli for extra bite

  9. Michelle Not Specified Not Specified

    yummy! I’ll eat sweet potatoes anyway I can get ’em!

  10. LMF Not Specified Not Specified

    A behind the scenes post would be great!

  11. Jessica @ How Sweet Not Specified Not Specified

    i am dying to spread that hummus on just about anything.

  12. Bev Weidner Not Specified Not Specified

    That hummus is going to give me the best dreams tonight.

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  14. Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar Not Specified Not Specified

    Everything about this recipe is pretty! I love it!

  15. Mel Not Specified Not Specified

    How much sweet potato? In my area the come in SO many different sizes.

  16. Heather (Heather's Dish) Not Specified Not Specified

    i’m a new reader and WOW – what a fabulous post to come in on! hummus is such a staple in our house, and i love the idea of it being made with sweet potato!

  17. Rachel Not Specified Not Specified

    I really enjoy the ease of your recipes, and can’t wait to try this hummus!

  18. Rachel @ Not Rachael Ray Not Specified Not Specified

    This looks like some seriously amazing hummus.

  19. jenny Not Specified Not Specified

    I just discovered your blog and I am in LOVE. L-O-V-E. I want to make every recipe, but this hummus is especially calling out to me. (ok, so, too, are the pb&j pies on a stick. cuteness overload.) YUM. I can’t wait to trawl your archives!!

  20. Anna @ the shady pine Not Specified Not Specified

    What a fabulous idea to use sweet potato! I adore their sweet flavour which I’m sure is really enhanced by the spices you’ve used in the recipe…I am looking forward to making this!

  21. Laura Not Specified Not Specified

    I made this recipe this evening and everyone agreed…it was DELICIOUS! Just the perfect amount of flavour and spice. This is a keeper!!!

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  23. Caroline @ Between Your Ears Not Specified Not Specified

    I have to admit, every time I’ve tried to make hummus, it does NOT turn out well — it’s always bland and way to dry. Is there some secret? Even when I add add extra herbs or olive oil, it just doesn’t taste good. Any secrets?

    • Jenny Park Not Specified Not Specified

      Hi Caroline! That’s a bummer, but I know what you’re talking about. What I’ve started to do is use a little bit of the bean liquid either from the can, or the cooking liquid (if you’re using dry beans) to adjust my consistency. Try avoid adding oil to your hummus. I usually only add a touch to the mix and then top it off with oil…adding to much might leave you with a weird paste (totally happened to me…a number of times). You can also try adding lemon juice, which should help with the texture as well as allow other flavors to come through more. Hope this was helpful! Good luck!!

  24. katie Not Specified Not Specified

    This looks AMAZING! Can’t wait to give it a try this week!

  25. melissa Not Specified Not Specified

    Just stumbled across your blog and I’m so glad I found it! Love your photography. Love your graphic design. Love your recipes! LOVE! :)

  26. laura k Not Specified Not Specified

    I’d love to see pictures of your work space! I dream about having a studio of my own, but for now, it’s just me and my (sorely lacking in storage space) kitchen…

  27. Tampopo Not Specified Not Specified

    Bonjour !
    I tried this yesterday evening, after buying some flat breads at my local Lebanese spot. Awesome. The idea to mix garbanzos and sweet potato is great ! I added some fresh cilantro leaves on the top with a handful of unmixed garbanzos. The result is great! Luv your site a lot!

    Full support from a French food freak ;)

    Best

    Tampopo

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  31. Natalie (Fashion Intel) Not Specified Not Specified

    So creative, cannot wait to make this kind of hummus!

  32. Farmgirl Susan Not Specified Not Specified

    Yum! What a great idea. Making hummus was already on my To Do List for this week, and I just happen to have some sweet potatoes. . . Thanks for the delicious inspiration. :)

  33. Sarah (Designer Dishes) Not Specified Not Specified

    I love the idea of adding a sweet hint to houmous! I wonder if this would work with roasted sweet potato too.

  34. katie Not Specified Not Specified

    wow–this looks amazing! I can’t wait to give it a try!

  35. Sophie @ dinnersforwinners Not Specified Not Specified

    I made this last night! Sooo tasty! You gals are so smart. I’ve been making hummus forever and even though everyone likes it, I got really bored with the same-old. The color of this is amazing and the flavors are so interesting… kind of spicy, but garlicky and sweet…. it’s a whole new dish :) Thanks! I love your blog!

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  38. yrsqrtr Not Specified Not Specified

    I made this yesterday. Neither my husband nor I have been fond of sweet potatoes our entire lives. We are trying them again and finding they are better than we last thought.
    That said, this hummus was good. I have other recipes I think I like better, but this is a bit different and has good flavor. I’ll probably make it again.

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  41. Patricia Miller Not Specified Not Specified

    I made this this weekend for book club and it got rave reviews. Thanks so much for sharing!

  42. Kathy Not Specified Not Specified

    Great site.
    What is the best way to print your recipes?

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  44. Gail Not Specified Not Specified

    this sounds so good..i am always looking for healthier stuff to munch on my bingo night..lol..so along with some fruit..this would be perfect..ty so much..loves ya

  45. Dani @ Fitness Food And Style Not Specified Not Specified

    I love this!!! My kids devour these after school, we typical make hummus, avocado dips but doing the sweet potato thing is so much more colourful!!! Thank you so much for sharing xxDani

  46. Dani @ Fitness Food And Style Not Specified Not Specified

    I just made this divine dip for the kids after school snack and I NEED to thank you again as my soon to be 3yo refuses to eat pumpkin and sweet potato. Bravo! XxDani

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    I just wanted to thank you for the amazing website! I love this recipe and have followed you for years and have raved about your site to everyone including complete strangers. Thanks again!

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