Hummus with Pita Chips

Hummus with Pita Chips

Hummus with Pita Chips is a classic Middle Eastern dish that has gained international popularity in recent years. It is a simple yet flavorful recipe that is perfect for parties, picnics, or as a snack at any time of day. The combination of creamy hummus and crispy pita chips is a match made in heaven, and it is also a healthy snack that is loaded with protein, fiber, and healthy fats.

A Personal Story

I first tried Hummus with Pita Chips at a friend's party, and I was blown away by the delicious taste and texture. Since then, I have been making my version of this recipe, which has become a staple in my household. It is an easy dish to prepare, and I love how versatile it is. Sometimes, I add extra spices or herbs to the hummus to give it a different flavor, or I swap the pita chips for fresh vegetables like carrots or cucumber slices.


  • 2 cans of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup of tahini
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 1/4 cup of lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup of water
  • Pita bread, cut into triangles
  • Olive oil spray

Cooking Instructions

  1. In a food processor, combine the chickpeas, garlic, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, cumin, salt, and pepper. Process until smooth.
  2. Add the water gradually while the food processor is running until you reach the desired consistency.
  3. Adjust the seasoning according to taste.
  4. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  5. Arrange the pita triangles on a baking sheet and spray them with olive oil.
  6. Bake for 8-10 minutes until they are crispy and golden brown.
  7. Serve the hummus with the pita chips on the side.

Serving Suggestions

Hummus with Pita Chips is an excellent appetizer for parties, or it can be served as a snack throughout the day. You can also pack it for a picnic or as a healthy lunch option. You can customize the dish by adding extra toppings like roasted red pepper, olives, or feta cheese. It is also a great dish to make ahead of time and keep in the fridge for a quick and easy snack option.

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