I haven't made any fresh hummus recently, but when I came across Shiloh Jolie Pitt's recipe, I remembered how it's super easy to make. While you could buy a commercial variety from the grocery store aisle, there's a significant difference between the taste of store-bought hummus and the creamy homemade kind.
To make the entire meze even better, take a few minutes to toast the pita chips in the oven — they'll come out warm and crispy. Like Shiloh suggests, it's easy to vary the flavor by adding sun-dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, parsley, or anything else that suits your fancy. To get this delicious recipe,
Submitted by TeamSugar member Shiloh Jolie Pitt
Hummus & Pita Chips
This is the basic recipe, you can change it by adding roasted peppers or sun dried tomatoes.
- If you want to cook your chickpeas, soak them overnight and then cook in water with a dash of oil to soften them, for about 2 hours, don't add salt until they are cooked because that will make them tough.