Meyer Canada

20 servings
Prep time:
1 Rating

By Ingrid Gangestad Browned butter gives this hummus a nutty, decadent flavor.


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 15 ounces can pumpkin
  • 1 cup cooked garbanzo beans (from 15 ounce can)
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika or sumac
  • Chopped fresh parsley if desired
  • Pita wedges or fresh vegetables, such as carrots, celery sticks or bell pepper strips


  1. Heat butter in small skillet over medium heat, stirring frequently, until butter is light brown, 5 to 6 minutes. Remove from heat; cool slightly.
  2. In bowl of food processor, blend pumpkin, garbanzo beans, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, salt, paprika and the browned butter until smooth. Spoon into serving bowl or plate; sprinkle with additional paprika and parsley. Serve with pita wedges or fresh vegetables.