Pumpkin-Tahini Dip

Tahini, a paste made from sesame seeds, often gets added to hummus and makes it taste incredible. Find it in the international section of the supermarket.

jar of Pumpkin-Tahini Dip with wood spoon and pita triangles on the side
Photo: Jacob Fox
Hands On Time:
15 mins
Chill Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 15 mins
2 cups


  • 1 15 ounce can pumpkin

  • ¼ cup plain whole milk Greek yogurt

  • ¼ cup tahini (sesame seed paste)

  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, finely crushed

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • Olive oil and toasted pepitas or pine nuts (optional)

  • Pita wedges


  1. In a medium bowl combine first seven ingredients (through salt). Cover and chill 2 to 24 hours.

  2. Drizzle with olive oil and top with pepitas (if using). Serve with pita wedges.

Make-Ahead Tip

Prepare this hummus-like dip up to 3 days ahead. Place it in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

72 Calories
5g Fat
7g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 72
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 153mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 4.3mg 22%
Calcium 36mg 3%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Potassium 152mg 3%
Folate, total 15mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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