Probiotic Pumpkin Hummus

Straight from the second edition of our Made with Lifeway cookbook, this recipe for Probiotic Pumpkin Hummus adds seasonal flare to one of our favorite snacks. Enjoy it as a dip with warm pita bread and veggies, or as a savory spread on your sandwich or wrap.


  • 4 Tbsp Lifeway Plain Low Fat Kefir
  • 1 cup pure pumpkin puree
  • 2 ½ cups cooked chickpeas (drained and rinsed, if canned)
  • 2 Tbsp tahini (sesame seed paste)
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • Pinch of paprika and fresh black pepper
  • Fresh thyme sprigs, to garnish


  1. Combine all ingredients into a food processor and blend until creamy. Garnish with thyme springs and serve with warm pita bread, crudités or crackers.


  • This hummus also makes a great sandwich spread!

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