Easy Roasted Pumpkin Hummus

Easy Roasted Pumpkin Hummus

Discover the vibrant and nutritious world of vegan spreads with our Easy Roasted Pumpkin Hummus. This recipe stands out among classic hummus varieties, offering a delightful twist by combining roasted pumpkin, rich in taste and color, with olive oil and a blend of spices. Perfect for health-conscious individuals, this hummus variation is not only delicioius but also provides a burst of nutrients.

Preparing ahead is key, and having cooked chickpeas readily available in your freezer is a smart move for quick and delicious hummus creations. Remember, if chickpeas are out of reach, lentils make a great substitute, ensuring you never miss out on this delightful spread.


Cooked chickpeas
350 g
300 g
raw, peeled, and seeded
Garlic cloves
2 pieces
Lemon juice
3 tbsp
adjust to taste
1 tbsp
1 tsp
adjust to taste
Extravirgin olive oil
50 ml
0.5 tsp
Garlic powder
0.5 tsp
Sesame seeds
1 tsp
optional, for garnish
Pumpkin seeds
1 tbsp
optional, for garnish
0.25 tsp
Sweet paprika
0.5 tsp
0.5 tsp

Step by step

Step 1

Cube the peeled and seeded pumpkin into 1 cm pieces.

Toss with 4-5 tablespoons of olive oil, 0.5 teaspoon each of oregano, ;0.5 teaspoon garlic powder, and 0.5 teaspoon salt, stir well.

Easy Roasted Pumpkin Hummus - Step 1
Step 2

Spread pumpkin cubes on a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Bake in a preheated oven at 200 degrees Celsius for 25-30 minutes.

Use oven ventilation for a crispier crust.

Easy Roasted Pumpkin Hummus - Step 2
Step 3

Pumpkin is ready when it's slightly browned and softens to a fork's touch. Let it cool.

Easy Roasted Pumpkin Hummus - Step 3
Step 4

In a bowl, combine cooked chickpeas (reserve the liquid), garlic, tahini, salt, lemon juice, and roasted pumpkin.

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Step 5

Blend the mixture until smooth. Adjust salt and lemon to taste.

For a creamier texture, add the reserved chickpea liquid or boiled water.

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Step 6

Spread the hummus in a 1 cm thick layer on a plate or dish, creating stripes with a spoon.

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Step 7

Generously drizzle olive oil over the hummus.

Easy Roasted Pumpkin Hummus - Step 7
Step 8

Garnish with sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, a pinch of cumin, paprika, and turmeric. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to enhance flavors.

Serve with fresh bread or crackers and enjoy this scrumptious, wholesome hummus!

Easy Roasted Pumpkin Hummus - Step 8
Quantity: 2 servings (ie 2 platters)
Prep time: 10 min
Difficulty: easy
Ready in: 60 min
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