Spicy Hummus With Grilled Pita

Spicy Hummus With Grilled Pita
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Recipe Type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 3 cups ghickpeas, cooked or canned (drained, rinsed)
  • 6 garlic cloves (roasted)
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle puree
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Freshly-ground black pepper (to taste)
  • 4 pita breads
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 yellow bell pepper (seeds removed,)
  • cut into eighths
  • 1 red pepper (seeds removed,)
  • cut into eighths
  • 1 purple pepper (seeds removed,)
  • cut into eighths
Instructions
  1. Preheat the grill.
  2. Place chickpeas, garlic, chipotle, lemon juice and tahini in the bowl of a food processor and process until smooth. With the machine running, slowly add the olive oil until emulsified. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Brush the pita with olive oil on both sides. Grill until golden brown. Cut into eighths. Serve hummus with pitas and peppers.
  4. This recipe yields 4 servings.
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