Healthy Pumpkin Hummus Recipe

Tis the season for all things pumpkin – even hummus! I love hummus, especially making my own. You know exactly what goes into it and there’s no weird preservatives. It’s also super cheap to make!

I recently made a chocolate hummus you can find in this post that is super yummy and not too sweet. This pumpkin hummus is also not sweet, but that’s how I like it. You’ll see that it has no refined sugar, just pure maple syrup (NOT pancake syrup lol) which is a healthier sugar substitute.

Enjoy!

Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 can of chickpeas (garbanzo beans) – rinsed and drained
  • 1/3 cup of pumpkin puree (you can buy this in a can at the store)
  • 1/3 cup of pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup of tahini (you can sub for a nut butter if you want)
  • 2 tsp of pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt

Blend in a food processor or blender until it’s creamy. I kept adding more pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice until it was the flavor I wanted. If it’s still too thick, add splashes of water and keep blending.

You can top with chocolate chips for a yummy addition and serve with apple slices, pretzels, graham crackers, or anything you want!

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