Ever wish you’d thought to capture a certain moment on camera — but by the time you thought of it, it was too late?
Moments like outings with good friends you don’t see often (but were having way too much fun to stop for selfies.)
Moments when your offspring are sweetly huddled together working a project (but snapping a photo would alert them to your sneaky presence and ruin the thing.)
Or that moment when you enter a room to find your tween bulldog hanging his head in shame because his new little egg-crate mattress is scattered around him in chewy-shreds (but you were too busy yelling to consider this a photo opp.)
Right. That last one only happens to me. Wish I’d thought to Instagram it, since there won’t be another egg-crate mattress.
[He’s sooo lucky he’s cute.]
What this has to do with hummus, I’ve no clue.
Except I did remember to take a pic of this delicious Autumn Pumpkin Hummus before the moment vanished…
This pumpkin hummus is creamy, smooth, rich, yet super-healthy all at once. It’s savory yet mildly sweet and largely addictive.
It’ll be an instant conversation starter at any fall get together, because pumpkin.
Break out those pita chips and munch guiltlessly away. Enjoy!
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Autumn Pumpkin Hummus
- 1 cup pure pumpkin puree
- 1 can chickpeas with liquid, 13.5 oz
- Juice from half of a large lemon
- 1 fresh garlic clove
- 2 TB tahini, pure sesame paste
- 2 TB extra virgin olive oil
- 1 TB pure honey
- 2 tsp kosher salt
- 1 tsp ground cumin
- ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
- Optional: pepitas, roasted pumpkin seeds for garnish, extra olive oil for drizzling
- In a strong blender or food processor, add all ingredients and blend until smooth and creamy (include the liquid from can of chickpeas to loosen the texture.) Transfer hummus to serving bowl. If desired, drizzle with additional olive oil and sprinkle with pepitas for garnish.
- Serve with pita chips, crackers, soft pita bread, etc. Keeps well in an airtight container in fridge for several days.
Nutrition (per serving)
Source: Chew Out Loud
Hungry for Hummus…