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Smoky Pumpkin & Black Sesame Seed Hummus

This Smoky Pumpkin & Black Sesame Seed Hummus is the perfect fall appetizer or an easy dinner with a side of chopped veggies and chips. This orange and black dip is also festive and perfect for Halloween parties!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Vegetarian
Servings 4
Calories 368 kcal
Author Shelly Westerhausen


  • 2 15.5 oz cans chickpeas , drained and rinsed
  • 1 15 oz can of pureed pumpkin
  • 1 Tbsp smoked paprika
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup olive oil + more for drizzling
  • sea salt / pepper , to taste
  • Black sesame seeds , for garnish
  • Crackers , for serving


  1. Place chickpeas, pumpkin puree, paprika, lemon, and garlic in a high speed blender or food processor. Turn on and slowly add in olive oil while the machine is running. Process until smooth and silky, about 3 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Transfer to a small serving bowl or rimmed dish and spread out evenly. Use the back of a spoon to create a swirl indent in the dip and drizzle olive oil into it. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  3. Serve right away with crackers or stick in the fridge until ready to serve.
Nutrition Facts
Smoky Pumpkin & Black Sesame Seed Hummus
Amount Per Serving
Calories 368 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 16mg1%
Potassium 634mg18%
Carbohydrates 44g15%
Fiber 13g54%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 18545IU371%
Vitamin C 6.8mg8%
Calcium 97mg10%
Iron 5.6mg31%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.