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
2 large sweet potatoes (about 1.7 pounds)
2 canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lime juice
2 tablespoons salsa
1⁄4 cup (2 ounces) shredded pepper jack cheese
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.
Remove flesh from sweet potato. Discard skin.
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.