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Savory pumpkin hummus

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Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, plus additional for garnish
  • 3 tablespoons tahini
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper, plus additional for garnish
  • Assorted vegetable sticks

Directions

Combine pumpkin, 3 tablespoons parsley, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, salt, black pepper, and 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper in food processor or blender; process until smooth. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours to allow flavors to develop.

Sprinkle with additional ground red pepper, if desired. Garnish with additional parsley. Serve with assorted vegetable sticks.

Yield: 1 1/2 cups (about 12 servings).

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 38, Carbohydrates: 4 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 101 mg, Fiber: 1 g

Exchanges per serving: 1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.


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