Hummus with Z'atar, Pomegranate and Fried Pita

Hummus w/ Z’atar, Pomegranate & Fried Pita

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Hummus with Z’atar, Pomegranate and Fried Pita

wine WINE PAIRING
Pinot Grigio

Homemade hummus is easy and tastier than store-bought, especially if you add extra flavors as we’ve done here.

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 cans low sodium Garbanzo Beans/Chickpeas (or 4 cups cooked dried garbanzo beans)
  • 2 tsp Lemon Zest
  • 1/3 cup Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Honey Wine Vinegar
  • Scant ¼ cup Tahini
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Za’atar, plus extra for finishing
  • 1 tsp Aleppo Pepper
  • 3/4 cup Warm Water
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pomegranate Molasses, plus extra for finishing
  • 1 clove Minced Garlic
  • Pomegranate Seeds (Arils)
  • 4 pieces of Pita Bread

DIRECTIONS

1

Combine the chickpeas, lemon zest & juice, tahini, za’atar, Aleppo, garlic, pomegranate molasses, salt, honey wine vinegar and warm water in a blender.  Blend into a smooth paste.
2

Brush the pita bread with oil and broil it just until browned and crisped on the outside.  Cut it into wedges.
3

Garnish the hummus with pomegranate seeds, pomegranate molasses & za’atar. Serve with the pita wedges.

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