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Pumpkin Hummus
  • 0 MINUTE COOK TIME
  • 15 MINUTES TOTAL TIME
PHOTO BY LAURA HEINEMAN

Ingredients

  • 1-15 oz can chickpeas
  • 1/3 C tahini
  • 1 C pumpkin puree
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/4 C olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 C lemon juice
  • 1 tsp pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tsp parsley

Directions

Mise en Place

  • Drain and rinse chickpeas
  • Stir tahini very well
  • Measure out all ingredients

Blend the Hummus

  • In a blender or food processor, add chickpeas, tahini, puree, salt, olive oil, garlic, and lemon juice.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • If too thick, add water slowly and continue to blend until desired consistency.
  • Transfer hummus to a serving bowl.

Bake

  • Spoon th

Serve

  • Garnish with pumpkin seeds and parsley.
  • Serve with whole grain pita bread, pretzels, or fresh veggies.
  • Enjoy!

Recipe in Action

  • 6 Servings
  • Difficulty: Easy
Click here for Nutrition Facts Nutrition Tip

Chickpeas, one of the main ingredients of hummus, are full of important nutrients, such as Vitamin B, calcium, potassium, phosphate, zinc, magnesium, iron, and folic acid.

Cultural Facts

The word "hummus" is from the Turkish word humus, meaning "mashed chick peas."

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