This pumpkin hummus is creamy, savory, and perfect for the fall season! It’s packed with healthy ingredients including chickpeas, pumpkin, olive oil, and tahini. The unique flavors of garlic, cumin, paprika, and cinnamon will have you addicted to this delicious snack. Enjoy it as a dip for warm pita bread and crackers, or spread it inside your favorite veggie sandwich!

The fall season means it’s time for pumpkin EVERYTHING! Yes, even pumpkin hummus. (I bet you didn’t even know that was a thing until now!) This creamy dreamy hummus is incredibly delicious and so addictive. Not only does it have a beautiful orange appearance, it packs a unique savory flavor that pairs perfectly with pita chips, crackers, and raw veggies. Whip it up in just a few minutes and snack on it all week long, or share with friends during fall gatherings like Thanksgiving and Friendsgiving!

This pumpkin hummus is:

  • Vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, and soy-free
  • Super creamy, savory, and subtly spicy
  • Easy to make // ready in 10 minutes
  • Made with 7 wholesome, healthy ingredients
  • Great for snacking and sharing with friends
  • A delicious appetizer, dip, dressing, or spread for fall!
a hand holding a pita chip scooping pumpkin hummus out of a bowl

What ingredients are in savory pumpkin hummus?

  • Chickpeas: Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are the main ingredient for hummus. They are packed with plant-based protein, fiber, and nutrients.
  • Pumpkin: Pumpkin puree, or canned pumpkin, is the star of this recipe. It provides the tasty autumn flavor and unique orange hue. Pumpkin is loaded with vitamin A, making it great for skin health.
  • Olive oil: I recommend using a high-quality extra virgin olive oil for the best flavor.
  • Tahini: Tahini is a common ingredient found in hummus recipes. It helps to create a creamy texture and it contains various nutrients.
  • Lemon juice: Just a dash for acidity.
  • Spices: This pumpkin hummus is flavored with garlic + ground cumin, paprika, and a pinch of cinnamon.
a marble and wood board topped with bowls of chickpeas, pumpkin puree, olive oil, tahini, sliced lemon, cumin, paprika, and cinnamon

How to make pumpkin hummus

For the full ingredients list and instructions, view the recipe card at the bottom of the page.

Creating homemade hummus is a super easy process. It requires just 3 steps: prep the ingredients, add them to a food processor, and combine.

  1. Add the chickpeas, pumpkin puree, olive oil, tahini, garlic, and spices to a food processor.
  2. Process the ingredients until smooth and creamy.
  3. Transfer hummus to a bowl and add garnishes. Enjoy!

What can I put on top of hummus?

Garnishing hummus is an optional step, but it can make the experience more fun! Sprinkling extra ingredients can add more flavor, texture, and a prettier appearance when you serve the hummus.

Ways to garnish this savory pumpkin hummus:

  • Roasted chickpeas
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Sesame seeds
  • Hemp seeds
  • A drizzle of olive oil
  • Parsley, cilantro, or sage
  • A sprinkle of paprika
pumpkin hummus in a white bowl surrounded by roasted chickpeas and pumpkin seeds

What to eat with pumpkin hummus

Hummus is super versatile. You can use it as a dip, dressing, or spread. Check out all of the delicious ways to enjoy hummus below:

Dip: Use this hummus as a dip for warm pita bread, crackers, pita chips, or sliced raw veggies. In particular, carrots, celery, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, and bell peppers are all great options.

Dressing: Add a dollop of pumpkin hummus over baked potatoes, roasted veggies, pasta, salads, flatbread, fall-inspired pizza, or buddha bowls.

Spread: Enjoy it spread inside a veggie sandwich, wrap, or on top of toast. It’s super delicious with sourdough bread!

pumpkin hummus in a white bowl topped with chickpeas, pumpkin seeds, and sesame seeds

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pumpkin hummus in a white bowl surrounded by roasted chickpeas and pumpkin seeds

Pumpkin Hummus

  • Author: Kaylie Grace
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x
  • Category: Dip, Dressing, and Spreads
  • Method: Blend
  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This pumpkin hummus recipe is creamy, savory, vegan, and healthy! It’s a delicious fall snack idea that’s perfect for a crowd. Make this dip with plant-based ingredients like chickpeas, pumpkin puree, olive oil, garlic, and tahini. Serve it at Thanksgiving, Friendsgiving, or any fall gathering! #pumpkin #hummus #pumpkinspice #fallrecipes #snackrecipes #healthysnack #thanksgiving #thanksgivingrecipe #friendsgiving 


Ingredients

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  • 1 15oz can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree, not pie filling
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp tahini
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 23 cloves garlic*
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to a food processor.
  2. Process/grind ingredients until smooth and creamy,
  3. Transfer hummus to a bowl and add garnishes. Enjoy!

Notes

*Raw garlic can be quite pungent. If you’re a garlic lover, then go ahead and use 3 cloves. Otherwise, you can start with 1-2 and add more as needed. Personally, I love garlic and use 3 full cloves.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2 tbsp
  • Calories: 70 calories
  • Sugar: 0g
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 7g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 2g

Keywords: pumpkin hummus

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