ZESTY GUACAMOLE WITH SPICED PITA CHIPS

May 1, 2017


Author Notes: Holy Guacamole! This recipe for zesty guac and homemade spiced pita chips is unbelievably easy and delicious.bitememore

Serves: 6

Ingredients

Pita Chips

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 4 6-inch pita breads

Guacamole

  • 3 ripe avocados
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder
In This Recipe

Directions

Pita Chips

  1. For the pita chips preheat the oven to 400ºF. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a small bowl, combine olive oil, cumin, chili powder, paprika, salt and cayenne pepper. Brush both sides of each pita with the olive oil mixture.
  2. Cut each pita bread into 8 triangles. Place on prepared baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for 8 minutes, flip and bake 5-6 minutes more, until golden and crispy.

Guacamole

  1. For the guacamole, mash avocados in a bowl and stir in red onions, cilantro, lemon juice, halved tomatoes, salt, cumin and chili powder.
  2. Serve with pita chips and garnish with cilantro.

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