My Roasted Butternut Squash Hummus is a delicious homemade hummus with a holiday winter twist. Slightly sweet, garlicky and oh so creamy!
Appetizers are always hard for me. Anytime I get invited to something I would much rather make a side, main, dessert or even homemade bread than an appetizer.
I have no idea why, but appetizers have always intimidated me. In the past I would try to make crowd pleasing apps which was hard because they were things I was not use to making on a regular basis. Thus greater risk for flops. Also often times crowd pleasing apps end up being excessively cheesy and pretty much terrible for you.
But as of the last 2 years, I decided to take the approach of making and sharing apps that I love. Whether or not they end up being the #1 crowd pleaser, I am making things that I want to eat.
Vegetable galettes, homemade dips with vegetables, caprese pasta salads, killer guacamole and of course good old hummus. Basically I have come to the conclusion that there is no point in trying to guess what people or going to love. Instead I will make and share my favorites and hope people like’em too!
Roasted Butternut Squash Hummus.
Sounds like a strange combo but it’s actually pretty smart. Roasted squash processed with chickpeas with a blend of garlic, cinnamon, tahini, olive oil and even a little maple syrup. It’s a holiday twist to a classic hummus.
I love this dip because it’s sweet and spicy (garlic spice). Plus it’s a super easy app to whip up before any party, goes well with pita chips or veggies, and is actually nutritious.
Every year I am slowly improving my appetizer game, and this year is no different.