Calling all pumpkin lovers! ??
I give you pumpkin in hummus form with a little sweetness thrown in there because we all just want the sweet side of pumpkin, right?
Not sure about you, but Pumpkin pie isn’t my everything at Thanksgiving. I don’t know why, but I have never been drawn to it unless served with whipped cream that covers most of the flavor of the pie. Pumpkin hummus though? Don’t even need to top it with whipped cream.
On second thought, that sounds delicious and a complete possibility for my pumpkin hummus leftovers.
Hummus is a frequent snack in our house and is usually in the garlic or roasted red pepper variety. But is a definite go to for me and such an easy thing to make with our beloved Kitchen Aid Food Processor…aka most used kitchen appliance.
What is your most used kitchen appliance?
We received our Kitchen Aid Food Processor for a wedding gift about a year ago and I had no idea how much I would use that perrty little silver guy. I had used my mini chopper for a while and knew I could really utilize a full-size version. Whether hummus, salsa, random veggies I don’t want to chop, soups or the countless other uses, it has continued to possess all the power and reliability I expect in Kitchen Aid appliances.
I never have to worry about throwing weird things in there and watchin’ it blend away. And yes, pumpkin and chickpeas was a little weird. However, adding things like honey and brown sugar and cinnamon just seem to make it all better ?
Hummus Bonus Tip:
Hummus snobs unite!
De-shell your chickpeas for ultra-smooth hummus. Just pinch the tip of the chickpea and the shell will easily come off. Repeat until all shells are removed. It does take about 10-15 additional minutes, but if you have the time, it’s the BEST. No pressure though…the taste is the same.
Feel free to get all pumpkin crazy with the dipping options here. I photographed the hummus with graham crackers, but loved using apple slices, pita bread and wheat crackers. You will just have to use your imagination with the apples and bread. I was too lazy to cut an apple the other day and I have faith in you guys. You know what apples look like, and you can totally picture them being dipped in that lovely sweet pumpkin hummus.
YOU GOT THIS.
This weekend was a doozy you guys, but in the best way, because my best friend got married and she was GORGEOUS and we all bawled our eyes out through the ceremony because they are THAT in love and so meant for each other!
Ahh Love. It’s the best
Speaking of…the mister and I are heading out on our 1yr anniversary to a certain hot spot next week and I am going to need your foodie, entertainment and must-see suggestions! I will reveal where that is in the next post ?
Because I am cruel and want to force you to come back here.
Console the sadness in your heart with that☝and you will forget all about this until you get your special subscribers email and then you will speak to me again!
- 1 15 oz. can 100% Pure Pumpkin Puree
- 1 15 oz. can chickpeas (drained and rinsed)
- ½ cup + 2 tbsp. plain fat free yogurt
- ¼ cup honey
- ¼ cup brown sugar
- ½ tsp. orange zest
- 1 tsp. cinnamon
- Add all ingredients to food processor and pulse until blended, scraping sides as needed and serve.
Optional: Pour additional honey on top of hummus as well as cinnamon for garnish.