Need a festive appetizer? Try our NEW Perfect Portion recipe highlighting a fall favorite flavor – pumpkin!

Pumpkin Hummus
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Recipe type: Entertaining
Makes: 8 portions
  • 1-2 large cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons water or vegetable stock
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • ⅔ cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • salt to taste
  1. To saute the garlic, heat oil in pan on medium until begins to bubble. Simmer the peeled clove in a pan for 6-8 minutes over low/medium heat ,until lightly browned. Remove from heat.
  2. Puree garlic, water/stock, chick peas, pumpkin and honey in a food processor until smooth. Add more water/stock as needed. Stir in the spices, and leave some to sprinkle on top when serving. If desired, drizzle ¼ to ½ teaspoon additional honey on top before serving.
HELPFUL TIP: Serve with whole grain crackers, pear or apple slices.
Serving size: ¼ cup Calories: 100