How to Make a Halloween Charcuterie Board and Pumpkin Spice Hummus Recipe
Get into the spirit of the spooky season with a Halloween charcuterie board, or should we say, a char-BOOterie board. This spookily festive snack board is perfect for a Halloween night at home with family or some friendly ghosts, hey guests!
Load it up with fruit, veggies, crackers or chips, and a sweet and savory treat. Pumpkin Spice Hummus prescription. It also makes a great Thanksgiving appetizer with dried cranberries drizzled in the sauce before serving.
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What you need to make a Halloween charcuterie board:
- Green grapes
- Caramel Dip + Apples
- vegetable ladles
- christmas sweets
- Sliced Cheese + Sausages
- yogurt almonds
- Crispy bread sticks
- Pumpkin Spice Hummus (recipe follows)
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How to make pumpkin hummus
1. In a food processor or blender, add the chickpeas, pumpkin puree, and garlic. Process, stopping to scrape mixture as needed, until almost smooth.
2. Add salt, cumin, lemon juice, maple syrup, applesauce, and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Continue processing until smooth, scraping down the sides as needed.
3. Add a tablespoon or two of water for a smoother consistency, if desired. Pour the mixture into a container with a tight lid and refrigerate before serving.
What to eat with pumpkin hummus
Pumpkin hummus is great as a topping with baked pita chips, but it also works as a spread on wraps or pita sandwiches with fall ingredients like roasted turkey or chicken, diced sweet potatoes, and dried cranberries. Spread it on a flatbread and top with roasted vegetables and goat cheese before heating, then sprinkle with pumpkin seeds.
What to dip in pumpkin hummus
This pumpkin hummus recipe is sweet and savory, so you can enjoy it with many different sauces. Apple slices, cucumber slices, carrot sticks, celery sticks, bell pepper slices, crackers, baked pita chips, and crostini (toasted bread slices) are great choices.