How Many Ways Are *YOU* Gonna Do Pumpkin This Fall? | Mark Fisher Fitness

How Many Ways Are *YOU* Gonna Do Pumpkin This Fall?

Savory Pumpkin Hummus

Here’s a savory pumpkin recipe from that makes a healthy snack to share with friends.


  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice    
  • 2 tablespoons tahini              
  • 3 cloves garlic             
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt       
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans garbanzo beans, drained          
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil    
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree    
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin 
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper         
  • 1/4 cup toasted pumpkin seed kernels, or more to taste             
  • 1 pinch paprika


Pulse lemon juice, tahini, garlic, and salt together in a food processor or blender until smooth. Add garbanzo beans and olive oil and pulse until smooth. Add pumpkin, cumin, and cayenne pepper; process until well blended. Transfer hummus to a container with a lid and refrigerate at least 2 hours.

Fold pumpkin seeds into hummus; garnish with paprika.

Serve it up with raw veggies or pita chips!

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