Creamy Restaurant Style Hummus + Homemade Pita Chips

Deliciously creamy restaurant style hummus with homemade whole wheat pita chips. This is a classic hummus recipe that is sure to please everyone!


For the pita wedges:

  • 3 - 4 whole wheat pitas
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

For the creamy hummus:

  • 1/4 cup (60ml) lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup (60 g) tahini paste
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic (see note)*
  • 1-14 oz can, drained yields 8 oz(240g) chickpeas (garbanzo beans)*
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) reserved chickpea liquid or water (I used 2 tablespoons of each)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder

Optional garnishes:

  • 1 pinch of smoked paprika
  • a few finely chopped parsley leaves


For the pita chips:

  1. Place a rack in the center of the oven and preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment or a silicone mat. Set aside.
  2. Cut each pita into 8 - 12 triangles and arrange on the baking sheet. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, and sea salt till combined. Brush each pita triangle with mixture on both sides.
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