Pumpkin Hummus Recipe

Spicy Pecan Pumpkin Hummus

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


A healthy, flavorful alternative to traditional hummus with just the right amount of sweet and spice.



  • 3 tbsp olive oil (extra virgin)
  • 3 tbsp tahini
  • 1 15 oz can pumpkin
  • 1 15 oz can garbanzo beans
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/21 tsp cayenne pepper (use more or less to adjust the heat to your liking)
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 large cloves garlic
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 34 tbsp pecans (finely chopped in food processor)


  1. Add pecans to food processor but save a couple for garnish. Pulse till finely chopped. Leave in processor bowl.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients to food processor saving water for last. Add the water one tablespoon at a time and pulse until you reach the right consistency. If you like a creamier hummus, just add more water.
  3. Top with whole or crushed pecans. Serve as a dip for vegetables, tortilla chips or as a spread for a pita sandwich.

  • Category: Appetizer, Lunch