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Welcome to Recipe of the Week, a feature of the Bergen County Department of Health Service. Each week a new healthy recipe is introduced.  Preparation for most is quick and easy enough for a weekday dinner!  Healthy eating can be fun and delicious!

Be sure to visit the archives of features from previous weeks

September 30th- Pumpkin Hummus 

The following recipe is from the Veggiecation© program which was founded right here in Bergen County! 

Tools and Equipment:
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Blender or Food ProcessorPumpkin

    Yield: 5 Servings 
    • 1 cup Pumpkin Puree, canned
    • 1/2 tsp. Cinnamon
    • 1/4 tsp. Nutmeg
    • 1 cup Garbanzo Beans (Chick Peas)
    • 1/2 cup Water
    • 2 tbsp. Tahini
    • 2 tbsp. Honey
    • 2 tbsp. Olive Oil
    • Salt and pepper to taste

    Directions: 
    • In a blender or food processor, add pumpkin, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Add chickpeas and water.
    • Blend until smooth; 
    • Add tahini, honey and oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. 

    Tip: Great with pita chips/bread. 

    Download the printable recipe here! 


    Click here to learn more about Veggiecation©