Pumpkin Hummus with Roasted Garlic

Love pumpkin? Love hummus? Why not combine the two? This is a savory hummus with a hint of pumpkin, spices, and garlic. It is completely vegan, gluten and dairy free.

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Keyword pumpkin hummus recipe, recipe for pumpkin hummus, savory pumpkin hummus
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 270 kcal
Author Tina


  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 1/4 cup pepitas
  • 3/4 cup roasted pumpkin
  • 4 cloves garlic, roasted
  • 3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 3/4 tsp. cumin, ground
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon, ground
  • dash mace, ground (optional)
  • 1 cup filtered water (+ 1-3 tbsp. to reach desired thickness)
  • chives, chopped (optional)


  1. With the skins on roast garlic in the oven on broiler setting or on the stovetop on a medium heat in a cast-iron skillet until brown on all sides for 6-8 minutes.

  2. Put all ingredients in the blender or food processor with 1 cup of water.

  3. Blend until smooth. Add extra water one tablespoon at a time until you reach desired consistency.

  4. Garnish with chives (if desired) and serve with pita chips (or bread) or fresh vegetables.

Recipe Notes

1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas = 1 15 oz. can

If using canned chickpeas,  drain and rinse them in water before using. 

Serving size is 1/2 cup of hummus.