Pumpkin Hummus

Here is a hummus recipe fitting for the season, with pumpkin, garlic, smokey cumin and paprika, and a dash of allspice to seal the deal!

If you’re like me, you’ve been enjoying pumpkin anything and everything since September 1st.  This tasty pumpkin hummus brings out the savory side of pumpkin.    Serve with sliced veggies for a simple fall snack, or use as a spread for lettuce or turkey wraps stuffed with spiralized veggies!

Looking for more Advance and Core Plan pumpkin recipes?  Check out the pumpkin archives here.

Pumpkin Hummus
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A new way to do hummus, fitting for the season!
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Prep Time
10 min
Prep Time
10 min
  1. 1 can (15 ounces) organic chickpeas, rinsed
  2. 1/2 cup pumpkin puree (homemade preferred)
  3. 1 garlic clove (raw or roasted)
  4. 1 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  5. 1 Tbsp raw tahini
  6. 5 Tbsp olive oil, plus 1-2 Tbsp for smoother consistency if desired
  7. 1/2 tsp cumin
  8. 1/2 tsp paprika
  9. Sea salt and pepper, to taste
  10. Dash of allspice, to taste
  11. Dash of cayenne, to taste
  12. for spicy hummus: 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  1. 1.) Rinse the chickpeas thoroughly.
  2. 2.) Place all ingredients in a food processor and puree until smooth. Add more olive oil (or water) as needed for desired consistency.
  3. 3.) Taste and add more sea salt, pepper, or cayenne as needed.
  4. 4.) Place in a serving bowl, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with paprika. Serve with vegetable coins or sticks.
  1. Optional: You can use fresh lemon juice instead of lime if you wish.
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Written by Elise Schwartz
Elise Schwartz

Elise has been living a sugar-free natural lifestyle since 2008, after discovering her PCOS, infertility, and inability to lose weight were caused by toxicity in her food and daily life. She became a certified nutrition and body detox coach, and provides consultations to clients across the world. By living the principles she teaches, Elise proudly welcomed her son, Austin, into the world in 2011. She and her husband, Dr. Dave, own and operate a natural health clinic, Triad Health Center, in Greensboro, NC.


  1. Have not seen so many posts since all the changes. Thanks for your recipes.

    • Elise Schwartz

      Hi Carol! Thanks for your comment and staying with me through all of the changes the past many months. Lots of time is being put into Triad Health Center and my clients there, but Healing Cuisine will continue on! Keep enjoying the recipes!

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