Southeast Dairy Association - sweet potato dip

Spicy Sweet Potato Dip

Turn your favorite fall vegetable into a spicy dip with added flavor from chipotle peppers, salsa, fresh lime juice and shredded pepper-jack cheese.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Servings: 2


  • 2 large sweet potatoes (about 1.7 pounds)
  • 2 canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons salsa
  • 14 cup (2 ounces) shredded pepper jack cheese


  1. Pierce the sweet potato skin five or six times. Place on a microwave-safe plate and microwave on high for 5-8 minutes or until potato is tender, rotating halfway through.
  2. Remove flesh from sweet potato. Discard skin.
  3. Combine sweet potato, chipotle pepper and salsa in a food processor or blender and process until smooth. Spoon mixture into a serving bowl and top with shredded cheese. Serve with whole-wheat pita chips.

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