¾ cup pumpkin seeds, lightly toasted

1 clove garlic, sprout removed

½ cup fresh parmesan cheese, grated

1 cup basil leaves, rinsed and chopped

1 ¼ cups 1 1/4 cup rich yogurt (Mediterranean-style)

¼ teaspoon honey

¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

salt and pepper


1. Use a food processor to chop the pumpkin seeds, garlic, parmesan and basil. Pour into a bowl. Add the yogurt, honey and cayenne pepper. Season with salt and pepper.

2. Serve in a small, hollowed-out pumpkin.

3. This dip is delicious with raw vegetables, grissini (Italian breadsticks) or broiled chicken brochettes.

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