Aug 302016

Crunchy Pita Chips


You’re never far from a delicious, healthier than chips snack that will satisfy your crunch craving if you keep a package of pita bread in your pantry. Pita bread quickly transforms into a wonderful snack that you can decide how to flavor based on your mood or what you’re serving it with.

We used cumin and coriander in this recipe for a Middle Eastern taste, but chili pepper, cayenne, or just salt are other equally tasty possibilities. Experiment!

Another aspect of pita chip snacks that you’ll love – the price. A pack of six loaves will make a bowlful of chips and costs and in most areas will only set you back $1.50 or less!

Skill: Easy
Cost: $$$$
Nutrition: ♥♥♥♥
Skills: Slicing, seasoning, baking
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  • 3 whole pita loaves
  • olive oil
  • cumin
  • coriander
  • sea salt
  1. Preheat oven to 350° F
  2. Slice each pita loaf into eighths, creating triangles.
  3. Carefully open the folded triangles and separate them into two pieces by tearing or cutting them at the wide end.
  4. Arrange on a baking sheet.
  5. Lightly brush (or spray) each triangle with olive oil.
  6. Sprinkle salt, cumin and coriander on all the chips.
  7. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Keeping an eye on them as the bake as they’ll burn quickly if left unattended for too long.

Seasoned homemade Crunchy Pita Chips

Christine

Very excitable and prone to fits of glee, Christine cooks on a vintage 1950 General Electric double-oven stove, does not have a dishwasher unless you count the husband, and is guilty of posting cat cuteness on the interwebs. She photographs and blogs about food and other joyful topics from her home in Vermont.

Co-Author of Garden Candy Basics

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