To make this simple pumpkin hummus, you literally throw all the ingredients into a blender, pulse it and serve. It makes perfect leftovers for the rest of your busy week and it’s a beautiful color to serve at an autumn celebration or as a pre-Thanksgiving snack.
Chickpeas make the base of this traditional dish and they’re packed with filling fiber and protein to power your day. Plant-protein is swiftly replacing many meat items as the go-to choice for so many reasons including environmental reasons, animal welfare benefits and positive health outcomes in humans. All the ingredients contain health-promoting properties!
I hope you enjoy this simple pumpkin hummus. In a sea of pumpkin spice, sweet coffee drinks, breads, muffins and desserts, you can enjoy this season’s flavor in a lighter, slightly more savory way with this recipe.
Simple Pumpkin Hummus
- 1 (15 oz) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
- 1 ½ cups pumpkin purée
- ¼ cup tahini paste
- 1 medium lemon, juiced
- 2–3 cloves garlic, minced
- ½ teaspoon ground cumin
- ¾ teaspoon salt
- ¼ cup cold water
- Combine chickpeas, pumpkin, tahini, lemon, garlic, cumin, salt and cold water in a food processor or high speed blender. Add additional water for desired consistency.
- Top with additional cumin if desired and serve with fresh veggies or crackers.