Monday, February 6, 2012

garlicky pita chips + roasted broccoli hummus

it's snacktime.
i think that maybe you want a snack.
i definitely want a snack.

maybe this snack that you want is salty. maybe you just ate a lot of jelly beans and now you are craving chips.

or maybe you ate so many chips and guacamole and wings yesterday that you are considering a juice cleanse and rolling your eyes at me.

well, fine. go do your juice cleanse.
i'll be here, snacking. in pajama pants.

this is what's happening.

some leftover pita is tossed with olive oil and garlic and salt and thrown into the oven.

chips. cruuunch. baked! health? sure! yum. cool.

next. some leftover roasted broccoli is going into the food processor with other normal hummus ingredients.
it's like a jamba juice boost for hummus.

that felt good. don't let your leftovers rot! i'm trying to be better about this.
feeling resourceful is important.

and so is hummus always.


Garlicky Pita Chips

4-5 pitas, cut into wedges
4-5 tbsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 tsp sea salt

preheat oven to 350. whisk together the olive oil, garlic, and salt. in a large bowl, toss the pita with the olive oil mixture until well-coated. spread onto a large baking sheet in a single layer and bake for 10-15 minutes, tossing once halfway through. let cool and eat. 

Roasted Broccoli Hummus
inspired by not without salt

1 (15 oz) can chickpeas
juice of a lemon
2 garlic cloves, roasted
large handful of roasted broccoli, about 1 cup
2-3 tbsp tahini
1/2 tsp sesame oil
1/2-3/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 cup olive oil

place all ingredients except olive oil in food processor. process until smooth. with the processor running, slowly stream in olive oil. taste and adjust seasonings to your liking. 

1 comment:

  1. aww man, why you gotta do me like dat? now i'm all hungry and there's no pita, hummus or julia in sight. lame sauce all around.