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White bean pumpkin hummus is a light and savory dip that’s perfect for fall. Serve it with crackers or toasted bread rounds as an easy appetizer or snack. 

bowl of pumpkin hummus and toasted mini bread rounds

The Hubs was the person who first mentioned white bean hummus to me. He heard the recipe on the radio a couple of months ago and thought it sounded pretty decent. I love chickpeas and traditional hummus, so I was the one who was initially skeptical.

But the more I thought about it, the more appealing the idea seemed, especially when I thought about making it a fall recipe by adding some pureed pumpkin. My kids love dips, and since pumpkin is loaded with nutrients, I thought it would make a wonderfully tasty snack.  

This doesn’t quite have the same texture as traditional hummus. In fact, it’s a little bit closer to a light and fluffy pumpkin dip, although it’s savory instead of sweet. But it still tastes incredible, and once you start dipping, it’s hard to stop!

recipe for hummus made with cannellini beans and pumpkin puree

How to Make White Bean Pumpkin Hummus

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White Bean Pumpkin Hummus

By: Dee
White Bean Pumpkin Hummus is a savory pumpkin dip that's perfect for fall
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 3 cups


  • 2 tablespoons garlic butter made by heating 4 cloves of garlic and 1 stick of butter on the stove
  • 1 15.5- ounce can cannellini beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Juice from half a lemon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon dried ground sage
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  • Make the garlic butter, and set aside
  • Add all of the ingredients to a food processor, and puree until smooth and creamy.
  • Spoon into a small bowl, and add a little bit of olive oil to the top, just for some extra flavor.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 291kcal, Carbohydrates: 30g, Protein: 9g, Fat: 17g, Saturated Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 20mg, Sodium: 793mg, Potassium: 168mg, Fiber: 10g, Sugar: 2g, Vitamin A: 12945IU, Vitamin C: 3.5mg, Calcium: 115mg, Iron: 4.5mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
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dip toasted bread into pumpkin hummus

I picked up some toasted bread rounds at the store the other day, and they are ideal for scooping up hearty dips like this one. My little guy even made some mini sandwiches by spreading some pumpkin dip between two pieces of the toasted mini bread slices.

savory pumpkin dip appetizer

You can this white bean pumpkin hummus with pita bread, raw veggies, chips, toasted bread rounds or just about anything you like. I even had a few bites for breakfast today!

Thanks so much for stopping by. I hope you enjoy this dip as much as we did!

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  1. Miz Helen says:

    This looks fantastic, we will love it! Hope you are having a great day and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  2. Michelle Nahom says:

    I make a white bean hummus too and it is a huge family favorite…and it's super simple to make! Never thought to mix pumpkin with it, I'll have to try that!

  3. Dee M says:

    It is different — but in a good way. Thanks, Erin — hope you like it as much as we did. 🙂

  4. Erin @ The Speckled Palate says:

    I am SO intrigued by this pumpkin hummus! I would've never thought to add pumpkin to it, and I bet it's delightful and super different! Pinned and cannot wait to give it a shot.

    Just wanted to stop by from the SITS Saturday Sharefest and say hello! Happy weekend to you!

  5. Dee M says:

    It's a little different from traditional hummus, but we really enjoyed it! 🙂

  6. Reimer Ruby says:

    I have not really tried hummus before…. but this one looks delicious and easy to make too!! visiting from full plate thursdays