Macadamia Nut Hummus with Crispy Pitas

Photo: Macadamia Nut Hummus with Crispy Pitas
Change up a classic with these different and delicious ingredients.
2 1/2 cups hummus

Macadamia Nut Hummus

  • ½ cup roasted macadamia nuts
  • 2 cups canned garbanzo beans, drained
  • 3 Tablespoons macadamia nut oil
  • 3 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 Tablespoons water
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 10 medium basil leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Crispy Pitas

  • 4 large pita breads
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons ground garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons macadamia nut oil
  1. Set oven to broil.
  2. Combine Macadamia Nut Hummus ingredients in a food processor and pulse until pureéd.
  3. Transfer to a serving platter and garnish with a few basil leaves. Set aside.
  4. Cut each pita into 4 wedges.
  5. In a small bowl combine cumin and garlic with the macadamia nut oil.
  6. Brush the oil mixture onto the pita wedges and set on a baking sheet.
  7. Broil pitas until slightly browned, about 3 minutes. Serve with Macadamia Nut Hummus. Enjoy!