pumpkin hummus

Lynnda Cloutier


You can find Tahini paste in the ethnic aisle of the supermarket. If you're a bit tired of the same old hummus, this is a wonderful variation, and just in time for the fall season.Source: Unknown

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one can pumpkin, 16 ounces, do not use pumpkin pie filling.
one can garbanzo beans, drained, 15.5 ounces
1/2 cup tahini, sesame seed paste
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 3/4 teaspoons salt or to taste
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
2 tablespoons roasted, salted pumpkin seeds
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
pita bread, red bell pepper strips, optional


1in the work bowl of a food processor, mix pumpkin, garbanzo beans, tahini, lemon juice, salt, and garlic powder. Process until blended, stopping occasionally to scrape sides of bowl.
2Transfer mixture into a serving bowl. Sprinkle with pumpkin seeds, and drizzle with olive oil. Serve with pita bread and Bell pepper strips if desired. Makes about 3 cups.

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