Servings: 6

Weight Watcher Smart Points: 11

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes

Cooking Time: 0 Minutes

Ready In: 15 Minutes


  • Hummus: ½ cup fresh basil
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 can of chickpeas, or 1½ cups cooked chickpeas
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 cloves of garlic, roasted
  • Juice of 1 lemon (about 1 tablespoon)
  • ½ cup chickpea liquid or water
  • ¼ cup pine nuts, lightly roasted
  • Pita chips: Whole wheat pita (as much as you like)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Salt or other seasonings
  • 3 tablespoons tahini paste


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.First roast the garlic
  2. Put garlic cloves on a foil lined sheet pan and drizzle with olive oil
  3. Fold the foil into a packet and roast at 325 degrees F until garlic is soft, or about 30 minutes
  4. Cool.Now it’s hummus time! First blend up the basil, pine nuts, garlic and a drizzle of the olive oil in a food processor.Then add the chickpeas, chickpea liquid or water, tahini paste, lemon juice, remaining olive oil, salt and pepper and blend until smooth!Now time to make the chips! Cut your pita (you can use purchased or homemade pita) into triangles
  5. If you are using pita pockets make sure to cut the pieces along the edge so they separate.Then drizzle the pita with olive oil and top with salt or topping of your choice
  6. Herbs would be tasty
  7. I used truffle salt (oh yes I did!)Bake at 325 degrees F until crispy, or about 15 minutes.

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