Pumpkins and corn— those two ubiquitous fall sights seem to make everyone smile. While pumpkin spice can be found in plenty of sweet treats this time of year, here is a unique recipe for a spicy pumpkin hummus dip, modified from a FoodNetwork recipe.
You will need:
1 1/2 cups canned pumpkin puree (Make sure it isn’t pie filling) 1 1/2 cups canned chickpeas
3 tablespoons tahini (sesame paste) 2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon cayenne
1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 clove garlic, minced Salt
- Drain and rinse the chickpeas, then dump them in a large mixing bowl.
- Add the pumpkin, tahini, lemon juice, olive oil and garlic, and mix well.
- Mix in the cayenne pepper and cumin, then add salt to taste.
Enjoy with crackers or a platter of fresh vegetables to dip. You can serve this spicy dip as an appetizer or as a satisfying snack on a cool afternoon.