Sweet potato and butter bean dip

Sweet potato and butter bean dip

Sweet Potato and Butter Bean Dip

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


  • 1 small sweet potato
  • 400 g tin butter beans drained (or chickpeas or mixed beans)
  • ½ – 1 lemon juice and zest
  • 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.
Keyword dip

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