Pumpkin Patch Hummus

The official hummus of Halloween, this special holiday dip brings together the likes of pumpkin, hot sauce, garlic, and so much more, and will have you and your guests baying happily at the moon all night long.

Serves 8

What You Need:

2 cups canned chickpeas, rinsed and thoroughly drained
1 14-ounce can pumpkin purée (not pumpkin pie filling)
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 cup tahini
1/2 teaspoon hot sauce, or more to taste
2 garlic cloves, pressed
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground mace
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 cup pumpkin-flavored vodka
Toasted whole-wheat pita bread, for serving
Vegetable sticks, for serving

What You Do:

In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients except pita and vegetable sticks. With an immersion blender, purée for about 2 minutes, scraping down the sides of the bowl as necessary with a rubber spatula. Serve with pita and vegetable sticks.

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