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Pumpkin Hummus

person dipping a cracker into pumpkin hummus
Enjoy a Healthy Harvest by embracing all of the fruits and veggies of the season – apples, pumpkin, sweet potato, winter squash varieties, and more.
Ingredients: 
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin, canned
  • 15 oz can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Water as needed
  • Salt to taste
Directions: 
  1. Combine pumpkin, chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, cumin, and olive oil in food processor or blender.
  2. Season to taste with salt.
  3. Blend until smooth. Add water 1 tablespoon  at a time as needed to achieve desired consistency.
  4. Enjoy with vegetables, fruit, whole grain crackers, or pita!
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