Side Dishes

Roast pumpkin dip with spiced chickpeas

This dip is perfect for summer gatherings! Deliciously smooth and with a delightful crunch from the spiced chickpeas, you'll be wanting to snack on this all day long.
Roast pumpkin dip with spiced chickpeas


Spiced chickpeas


1.Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a large oven tray with baking paper.
2.Place pumpkin, garlic and oil on tray, tossing to coat. Season. Roast for 45 minutes or until tender. Cool slightly.
3.Squeeze garlic from skins into a food processor. Add roasted pumpkin, tahini, extra oil and vinegar. Process until smooth and season.
4.For the spiced chickpeas, heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Cook onion, stirring, for 8 minutes or until soft. Add chickpeas and garlic, then cook, stirring, for 3 minutes. Stir in spices and chilli. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant. Stir in molasses and season.
5.Top dip with chickpeas and serve with pita crisps. Top with extra chilli flakes, if you desire.

Recipe can be made a day ahead, but refrigerate chickpeas and dip separately.


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