Learn how to make Pumpkin Hummus, one of Rita's recipes for getting cholesterol down.

Pumpkin Hummus

Ingredients

  • 1 (15-ounce) can solid-pack pumpkin
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 tablespoons tahini
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • Assorted vegetable sticks

Directions

  1. In food processor combine pumpkin, parsley, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, salt, black pepper and red pepper. Process until smooth. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours to allow flavors to marry.
  2. Before serving garnish with additional fresh parsley. Serve with assorted vegetable sticks.