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Perfect Pitas: A Simple Greek Tzatziki and Hummus Appetizer Recipe

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Perfect Pitas: A Simple Greek Tzatziki and Hummus Appetizer ⁢Recipe

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Perfect Pitas: A Simple Greek Tzatziki and Hummus Appetizer ⁢Recipe

Are you looking for a healthy, delicious and super⁢ simple appetizer recipe ⁣for your next gathering? Look no further!
Our Perfect⁣ Pitas with Greek Tzatziki ​and Hummus are packed with fresh flavor, and they’re a breeze to throw ‍together.
In this recipe guide,​ you will learn‍ how to‌ make these mouth-watering appetizers right from scratch. Let’s dive into it!

Ingredients

For the Tzatziki:

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled, de-seeded, and finely⁤ diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon ⁢juice
  • 1 tablespoon ​fresh dill, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For the Hummus:

  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup ⁤fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4‍ cup tahini
  • 1 small ⁣garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/8 teaspoon⁤ paprika

For the Pitas:

  • 4 ⁢pita breads
  • 2 tablespoons ​olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

    Tzatziki:

  1. In a‌ bowl, combine Greek yogurt, cucumber, garlic, lemon juice, and dill. Mix until well ⁣combined.
  2. Season with ⁢salt and pepper according to taste. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  3. Hummus:

  4. In the bowl‍ of a ⁣food processor, combine ‍tahini and⁤ lemon juice and pulse for 1 minute.
  5. Add additional ingredients, chickpeas ⁢through salt, and blend until smooth.
  6. Add​ water one tablespoon at a time until you reach your desired​ consistency. Sprinkle with paprika ‍before serving.
  7. Pita Chips:

  8. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Brush both sides of ‌the pita bread with olive oil and‌ then cut each one into 8 triangles.
  9. Place the triangles on a ​baking sheet,‌ sprinkle with garlic powder and ‍salt, and bake for 10-15 minutes or until crispy.

And there you have it! Serve these crispy homemade pita ⁤chips ‍with Greek Tzatziki and Hummus at your‌ next party and watch⁣ your guests marvel at your culinary ⁢expertise!

Outro

In just a few​ simple​ steps, you’ve managed to create a⁣ delicious, healthy, and quick appetizer that‌ will surely impress⁣ your guests. It’s the combination of flavors—creamy hummus, tangy tzatziki, and ​crispy pitas—that make this dish a total crowd-pleaser. So, ​why not give it a try? You might find that‌ it becomes ​a new‍ favorites in your recipe collection!

Remember,‌ the best recipes are not just those that taste ⁢good, but those ⁢that⁤ bring people together. Happy cooking!

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