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Pumpkin Hummus

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Are you looking for a unique and flavorful twist on the classic hummus? Look no further! With this recipe, we’re going to explore the world of creamy Pumpkin Hummus, a delightful seasonal variation that’s perfect for autumn gatherings, holiday parties, or simply as a cozy snack at home. 

This pumpkin hummus recipe offers a combination of savory and slightly sweet flavors, making it an irresistible addition to your fall and winter menu.

Why You’ll Love This Pumpkin Hummus

  • Seasonal Delight: Pumpkin Hummus captures the essence of fall with its warm and comforting flavors. The addition of pumpkin puree infuses the dip with a subtle sweetness and earthiness that’s perfect for the autumn season.
  • Creamy and Nutritious: This hummus recipe uses garbanzo beans (chickpeas) as the base, which are not only creamy but also packed with protein and fiber. The combination of tahini and olive oil adds richness and a dose of healthy fats to the mix.
  • Versatile Snacking: Pumpkin Hummus is incredibly versatile. It can be used as a dip for fresh vegetables, pita chips, or crackers. You can also spread it on sandwiches or wraps for a unique and satisfying twist.

Ingredients You Need To Make This Pumpkin Hummus

  • Garbanzo beans
  • Pumpkin
  • Small garlic clove
  • Kosher salt
  • Tahini
  • Olive oil
  • Pumpkin seasoning
  • Yellow curry powder

Optional Toppings: olive oil and pepita seeds 

What You Need to Make Pumpkin Hummus 

  • Measuring Cups/Spoons 
  • Food Processor  

How To Make Pumpkin Hummus

Follow these simple steps to whip up a batch of creamy Pumpkin Hummus

  1. Place all the ingredients into a food processor: Start by adding the garbanzo beans, pumpkin, garlic clove, kosher salt, tahini, olive oil, pumpkin seasoning, and yellow curry powder to a food processor.
  2. Blend until smooth: Run the food processor until all the ingredients are well combined and the mixture reaches a smooth and creamy consistency.
  3. Transfer the pumpkin hummus: Carefully scoop out the Pumpkin Hummus from the food processor and transfer it to a serving bowl.
  4. Optionally, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle pepita seeds as toppings: For an extra layer of flavor and visual appeal, drizzle a bit of olive oil over the hummus and sprinkle some pepita seeds on top.
  5. Your homemade Pumpkin Hummus is ready to be served. Enjoy it with your favorite dippers or as a spread for sandwiches.

Commonly Asked Questions:

Can I use canned pumpkin instead of fresh pumpkin for this recipe? 

Absolutely! Canned pumpkin puree works perfectly in this recipe and is a convenient option. Just make sure it’s pure pumpkin puree without any added sweeteners or spices.

Is there a substitute for tahini if I don’t have it on hand? 

If you don’t have tahini, you can use smooth peanut butter or almond butter as a substitute. It will give the hummus a slightly different flavor but still be delicious.

Can I make this hummus in advance for a party?

Yes, you can make this Pumpkin Hummus a day or two ahead of your gathering. Just store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Before serving, give it a quick stir and add any optional toppings.

Pumpkin Hummus

Are you looking for a unique and flavorful twist on the classic hummus? Look no further! With this recipe, we’re going to explore the world of creamy Pumpkin Hummus, a delightful seasonal variation that’s perfect for autumn gatherings, holiday parties, or simply as a cozy snack at home.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 365kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 16 oz garbanzo beans
  • 1 cup pumpkin
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp yellow curry powder
  • Optional Toppings: olive oil and pepita seeds

Instructions

  • Follow these simple steps to whip up a batch of creamy Pumpkin Hummus:
  • Place all the ingredients into a food processor: Start by adding the garbanzo beans, pumpkin, garlic clove, kosher salt, tahini, olive oil, pumpkin seasoning, and yellow curry powder to a food processor.
  • Blend until smooth: Run the food processor until all the ingredients are well combined and the mixture reaches a smooth and creamy consistency.
  • Transfer the pumpkin hummus: Carefully scoop out the Pumpkin Hummus from the food processor and transfer it to a serving bowl.
  • Optionally, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle pepita seeds as toppings: For an extra layer of flavor and visual appeal, drizzle a bit of olive oil over the hummus and sprinkle some pepita seeds on top.
  • Enjoy: Your homemade Pumpkin Hummus is ready to be served. Enjoy it with your favorite dippers or as a spread for sandwiches.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 365kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 18g | Sodium: 300mg | Potassium: 283mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1260IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 3mg
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Whether you’re hosting a party or simply looking to elevate your snacking game, this Pumpkin Hummus is sure to impress and delight your taste buds. Give it a try and savor the taste of autumn!

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