Butternut Squash Hummus
This hummus-like spread has the same smooth and creamy texture as the traditional stuff, with a touch of added sweetness from the butternut squash. Serve it with whole grain pita chips or sliced veggies, or spread it on sandwiches.
Yields: 6 Servings
Total Time: 10 minutes
- 10 ounces frozen butternut squash cubes, thawed
- 1/3 cup tahini (sesame seed paste)
- 1 tablespoon orange zest
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 2 tsp minced garlic
- salt and pepper to taste
Put the squash in a food processor and puree until completely smooth. Add the tahini, orange zest, oil, cumin, paprika, and garlic. Blend until well combined. Season to taste with salt and pepper.