Monday, October 29, 2012

meatless monday: pumpkin hummus

image + recipe courtesy of myrecipes.com

Ingredients

  • 4 (6-inch) pitas, each cut into 8 wedges
  • Cooking spray 
  • 2 tablespoons tahini (sesame-seed paste)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil 
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin 
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkinseed kernels, toasted (optional)

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. Place pita wedges on baking sheets; coat with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 6 minutes or until toasted.
  3. Place tahini and next 7 ingredients (through garlic) in a food processor, and process until smooth. Add parsley; pulse until blended. Spoon hummus into a serving bowl; sprinkle with pumpkinseed kernels, if desired. Serve with pita wedges.
Also, here are a few informative websites on veg living:

Yay for our health, the environment, and the animals!  
 
Bisous. x


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