Pumpkin and Garlic Hummus
For the savory palette
  • 1 can garbanzo beans (rinsed and drained) aka chickpeas
  • 2 cups pumpkin (steamed or roasted and then puréed) or 1 can of pumpkin purée
  • 2 gloves of garlic
  • 1 tbls of ghee or butter
  • 2 tbls ground pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tbls maple syrup (or stevia if avoiding sugar)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Garnish with rosemary sprig and/or while pumpkin seeds.
  1. Heat garlic cloves and ghee in a pan at medium to low heat. Cook until Fragrant, approximately 10 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat.
  3. Grind up ¼ cup of pumpkin seeds (pepitas) in a food processor / nutribullet or magic bullet. Should yield 2 tbls of ground up seeds.
  4. Place all of the ingredients into a power blender and blend until smooth and creamy.
  5. Garnish with rosemary and/or pumpkin seeds.
  6. Enjoy with raw veggie sticks, pitas or naan bread, corn chips or crackers.
Recipe by Shades of Cinnamon at https://www.shadesofcinnamon.com/pumpkin-hummus/