Try out our easy sweet potato and butter bean dip recipe, created by our Nutrition team at Penny Brohn UK.

Sweet Potato dip


  • 1 small sweet potato
  • 400g tin butter beans drained (or chickpeas or mixed beans)
  • Juice and zest of ½ – 1 lemon
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed (for a milder flavour, add the unpeeled garlic to the roasting pan for the last 15 minutes, peel before blending)
  • 1-2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika (optional)
  • 1 tbsp chopped chives


• Cook sweet potato in jacket until soft at 200°C, Gas 6 for about 30 minutes.
• Blend all ingredients in a food processor/blender.
• Dribble in olive oil until desired consistency.