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Pumpkin Hummus Recipe

Looking for an easy Pumpkin Hummus recipe? Learn how to make Pumpkin Hummus using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by cat3118

Makes 10 servings



A nice change of pace from the usual hummus. You can find pumpkin seeds, also called pepitas, in groceries and Mexican markets. Prepare up to a day ahead and refrigerate.

Recipe Ingredients for Pumpkin Hummus

4 pita breads, each cut into 8 wedges (6 inch)
1 cooking spray
2 tablespoons tahini (sesame seed paste)
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon olive oil
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
15 ounce pumpkin (not pie mix)
1 garlic clove, chopped
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Recipe Directions for Pumpkin Hummus

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 425F.

  2. 2. Place pita wedges on baking sheets; coat with cooking spray. Bake at 425F for 6 minutes or until toasted.

  3. 3. Place tahini and next seven ingredients (through garlic) in a food processor, and process until smooth. Add parsley, pulse until blended. Spoon hummus into a serving bowl, sprinkle with toasted pumpkin seed kernels, if desired. Serving size: 3 wedges pita and 3 tablespoons hummus per person.

Categories

Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 74.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
105
Calories from Fat
23
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.5g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
309mg
13%
Potassium
142mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
17.9g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2.1g
8%
Sugars
1.8g
Protein
3.2g
Vitamin A 134% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 5% Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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