Crispy pita chips with a healthy herb and avocado dip
( SERVES 3 )
Crispy pita chips
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|6||Pita breads, medium, split in half and cut into triangles|
|1 to brush||Olive oil|
|1||Sesame seeds, or smoked paprika, to sprinkle|
Healthy avocado dip
|1||Avocado, firm and ripe, chopped|
|1 clove||Garlic, chopped|
|3 tbsp||Natural yoghurt|
|½ cup||Coriander, or flat-leaf parsley, chopped|
|1 pinch||Ground cumin, and ground coriander|
|1||Salt & freshly ground pepper, and lemon juice, to season|
To make the pita chips
- Preheat oven to 160degC. Brush pita bread triangles with olive oil and sprinkle with sesame seeds or a little smoked paprika (if using) and a little salt.
- Place on a baking tray and bake for 10-12 minutes until crispy. Leave to cool completely before storing in an airtight container. They will keep for a few days.
To make the dip
- Blend all ingredients together in a food processor until smooth, and season to taste with salt, pepper and lemon juice. Alternatively chop garlic and herbs finely and mash all ingredients together. The dip is best eaten fresh.