Is there anything better than hummus? Answer: yes, but the only thing better than hummus is roasted chickpeas. Combine the two and BOOM: you’re in foodie heaven.

Sweet Potato Hummus With Roasted Chickpeas [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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  • 1 sweet potato
  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cajun seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • Juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1 cup kale, stems removed
  • Roasted chickpeas, for topping


  1. Remove skin from sweet potato and then chop into bite-sized pieces; place into pot of water and bring to a boil. Boil until potatoes become soft.
  2. While potatoes are cooking, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over stovetop and cook kale; once cooked, remove from stove and set aside.
  3. Once potatoes are cooked, place in a food processor and pulse; add chickpeas, garlic, olive oil, cajun, cayenne, garlic powder and pulse until combined.
  4. Last, add tahini and lemon juice and pulse.
  5. Remove from food processor and stir in kale.
  6. Top with roasted chickpeas and drizzle with extra olive oil.
  7. Serve with your favorite pita chips or bread and enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 257 | Carbs: 25 g | Fat: 19 g | Protein: 6 g | Sodium: 94 mg | Sugar: 2 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.


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