Pumpkin Hummus
Michael Polis, MS, RD, LD
Michael Polis, MS, RD, LD
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233 Calories
28 g Carbs
8 g Protein
10 g Fat
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6 servings

Although no single nutrient in pumpkin is a magical performance-boosting bullet, this glorious gourd does contain a synergistic combination of good-for-you gains. You'd be foolish to skimp on such a good source of fiber, B vitamins, vitamin A, and the antioxidant selenium!


  • 2 can drained chickpeas, canned
  • 2 cup pumpkin, canned
  • 3 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp tahini paste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp table salt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper

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  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a blender or food processor, and blend for 30-60 seconds.
  2. Add a small amount of water as necessary to thin to your desired consistency.
  3. Serve the hummus as a dip with fresh veggies and pretzels, spread it on sandwiches, or eat it with a spoon!

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