Pumpkin Hummus

Homemade hummus packed with pumpkin puree and pumpkin seeds for double the delicious (but not overpowering) pumpkin flavor
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Meme


  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 15 ounce can chickpeas rinsed & drained
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 TBSP water
  • 2 TBSP extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 TBSP lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper


  • Toast pumpkin seeds in a dry skillet over medium heat for about 5 minutes, until lightly toasted. Remove from heat.
  • Add all but about 1 tsp pumpkin seeds into the bowl of a food processor. Process for 20 seconds. Add remaining ingredients and process until smooth, stirring a few times throughout processing to make sure everything is completely smooth.
  • Taste and season as needed.
  • Transfer to a bowl and sprinkle with reserved teaspoon of toasted pumpkin seeds. Serve with fresh veggies. Enjoy!


*Makes 2 cups