Sweet Potato Garlic Dip

Baking sweet potatoes can be a little boring.  Try it as a dip or a spread with a whole grain chip, cracker, or pita!

 

Ingredients

  • 3 small or 2 large sweet potatoes (~4 cups)

  • 2-3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1-2 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil

  • 1½ tsp. lemon juice

  • ½ tsp. oregano

  • 1 Tbs. chopped fresh parsley

  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Bake sweet potatoes at 400 degrees for 45-60 minutes depending on the size of the sweet potatoes. Cool completely then peel and place into a medium bowl

  2. Mash with a hand blender, a food processor, a potato masher, or a sturdy fork.

  3. Optional step: sauté the garlic in the olive oil over low heat until aromatic

  4. Add garlic, oil, lemon juice, oregano, parsley, and a dash of salt to the mashed sweet potatoes and mix until uniform.

Happy Eating!