6 Minute Meal: Main & Vine's Sweet Potato Hummus

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019
6 Minute Meal: Main & Vine's Sweet Potato Hummus
In this week's 6 Minute Meal, learn the recipe for Main & Vine's Sweet Potato Hummus.

The Meal: The Sociables is a big section of the menu at Main & Vine in Villanova, dishes designed to be shared, and the hummus is a popular item on the list. The chef, culinary director Karen Nicholas, mixes it up with different veggies. Here's her recipe for Sweet Potato Hummus with Harissa & Cherry Tomatoes

Sweet Potato Hummus

Serves: 4-6ppl

Makes: 4 cups

2 cups canned chickpeas

Chef Tip: homemade hummus using canned chickpeas is super quick & easy but you can also do this recipe using store-bought hummus

1 large sweet potato

cup water

tsp ground cumin

2 tbsp tahini paste

1 tbsp lemon juice

cup extra virgin olive oil

2 each small garlic cloves, slice thin

1 tsp salt

tsp ground black peppercorn

Chef Tip: You can do the same thing with roasted beets, broccoli. The options are endless.

Wrap the entire sweet potato in foil & bake at 350-degree oven until completely cooked through & soft

Chef Tip: You can bake the potato ahead of time or even use leftover baked sweet potatoes

Peel off the skin and measure out 1 cup of mashed sweet potato

Use a food processor or hand stick blender, combine the cooked 1 cup of sweet potato with the remaining ingredients

Puree until smooth

Chef Tip: If you want a really strong sweet potato flavor, add more sweet potatoes. If you want more of the chickpea flavor, pull back on the amount of sweet potato that you add.


cup sliced cherry tomatoes

cup canned chickpeas

2 tbsp minced parsley

2 tbsp harissa paste

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Combine all ingredients in a saute pan and heat up just to warm through


Spread hummus into bowl, creating a well in the middle for your heated toppers.

Spoon warm veggie garnish into center well and enjoy.

Chef Tip: At the restaurant, the hummus is served with a crispy, puffy fried dough. At home, you can use bread, pita, crackers, veggies, anything to scoop and dip.

The Deal: Enjoy the chef's Sweet potato hummus for $7 through Sunday, September 8, 2019. That's a $4 savings. Offer good with the purchase of a dinner entrée, if you tell your server you saw the segment on 6abc.

Main & Vine California Bistro

789 East Lancaster Ave

Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085

(484) 380-3688