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Pumpkin hummus

Pumpkin hummus

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READY IN 1 h 10 min
PREP TIME 10 min
COOK TIME 60 min
SERVINGS 4

Hummus is a very tasty food. You can eat hummus for breakfast, lunch or dinner. If you don’t want to spend a lot of time to soak and boil chickpeas, use canned chickpeas. Serve pumpkin hummus with warm pita bread, toast, crackers, sliced apples and carrots.

Pumpkin hummus

Pumpkin hummus

Pumpkin hummus

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup dried chickpeas
  • 200 g pumpkin
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Salt

Directions

  • 1Place the chickpeas in a large bowl, cover with 2-3 inches (5-7 cm) of cold water and let them soak overnight. The chickpeas will expand.
  • 2Drain the water and rinse the chickpeas. Place them in a large saucepan and cover of clean water. Bring water to a boil and reduce the heat. Cover the saucepan and simmer until the chickpeas are soft (40-60 min).
  • 3Preheat the oven to 350 F / 180 C. Peel pumpkin, cut it into small pieces and mix in a large bowl with two tablespoons of oil. Put pumpkin on a baking sheet and bake until soft (10-15 minutes).
  • 4Make a puree of boiled chickpeas in a food processor, adding a little water. Then add in a food processor pumpkin, spices, lemon juice and salt. Add the oil and water if necessary until you get a creamy consistency of hummus.
  • 5Transfer the hummus in a bowl and pour the olive oil.

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