login checkout

Spicetrekkers.com - On the hunt for the world's best spices and blends

On the hunt for the world's best spices and blends

scratch graphic to simulate scratch paper

Squash and Hazelnut Hummus

Squash and Hazelnut Hummus - Spicetrekkers

Most hummus is made with chickpeas, however, it is a dish that can easily be modified and transformed with what you have on hand. For this recipe, we recommend using your favourite kind of winter squash : acorn, butternut, pumpkin.. ! Substituting the hazelnuts with almonds or walnuts is also possible.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of roasted squash in cubes
  • ¼ cup of oven roasted hazelnuts
  • 2 Tbsp Tahini
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped fine
  • 1-2 Tbsp lemon juice (to taste)
  • 1 tsp zaatar
  • A pinch of Aleppo Pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • A dash of olive oil

 

Method

  1. Crush the hazelnuts into pieces in a food processor. Keep ¼ of the crushed nuts to garnish.
  2. Crush the remainder in the food processor until left with a fine powder.
  3. In a bowl, reduce the squash to a paste. Add all other ingredients, except for the olive oil, and whisk everything together. Taste and adjust. Garnish with the remaining hazelnuts and a dash of olive oil.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

*