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Munchie (October 2023) Creamy Pumpkin Hummus


  • chickpeas - canned chickpeas with some reserved canned water.

  • reserved canned water - this is the secret to getting really creamy hummus.

  • pumpkin puree - you will need ⅔ cup of pumpkin puree. You can used canned pumpkin or homemade pumpkin puree. If using canned, there are a lot of ways you can use up that extra puree. Try pumpkin scones, chocolate chip pumpkin bread, mini pumpkin pies, pumpkin granola, or pumpkin cinnamon rolls.

  • tahini sesame paste

  • garlic

  • olive oil

  • lemon juice

  • maple syrup - just a hint of maple syrup to complement the pumpkin flavour.

  • salt

  • toppings - chickpeas, sesame seeds, herbs (try rosemary or thyme), olive oil.


There is really just one step to making this creamy hummus. Just add all ingredients into a heavy duty blender (or a food processor) and pulse mix until fully combined and creamy.

You may want to reserve a few of the chickpeas to add on top.

Then, transfer to a dipping bowl. Add some chickpeas, sesame seeds, and fresh herbs on top, and drizzle on some olive oil.

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