Nourish PA: Easy Pumpkin Hummus

There are lots of ways to remix classic hummus. You can swap in black or white beans for the usual chickpeas, add chipotle seasoning or extra garlic for a kick, swirl in mashed roasted beets for a pop of color … the list goes on and on.

For fall, our favorite hummus variation is pumpkin hummus. It’s sweet, earthy and extra-creamy (plus, it sneaks in some extra nutrition, great for picky eaters). Try a batch with raw veggies for a quick and healthy afternoon snack.

Easy Pumpkin Hummus

Serves 6
Prep Time Cook Time Total Time
10 min 0 min 10 min

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  • 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained, or 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, or 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 lemon, juiced (about 2 tablespoons)
  • 2 carrots, cut into sticks
  • 2 stalks celery, cut into sticks
  • 1 small cucumber, sliced


  1. In a large bowl, using a fork, mash chickpeas until smooth (a few chunks will remain). Add pumpkin puree, olive oil, salt, garlic powder and lemon juice, and mix to combine.
  2. Serve with carrots, celery and cucumber.

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