Spicy pumpkin houmous

Spicy pumpkin houmous


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About this recipe: Traditional houmous gets a colourful and spicy twist with the addition of pumpkin puree, cumin, cayenne pepper and paprika. Serve with your favourite vegetables and pitta bread!

Georgia J. Llewellyn

Serves: 16 

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 (400g) tins chickpeas, drained
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 425g pumpkin puree
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 35g toasted pumpkin seeds, or more to taste
  • 1 pinch paprika

Prep:15min  ›  Extra time:2hr  ›  Ready in:2hr15min 

  1. Pulse lemon juice, tahini, garlic and salt together in a food processor or blender until smooth. Add chickpeas and olive oil; pulse until smooth. Add pumpkin, cumin and cayenne pepper; process until well blended. Transfer hummus to a container with a lid and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  2. Fold pumpkin seeds into houmous; garnish with paprika.

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