You’re perhaps wondering what you can use to scoop up that delicious homemade hummus of yours. A good option is homemade brown bread, but if that’s too much work for you, there’s an even easier solution: baked tortilla chips.
It’s really quite simple. Just go to Costco and get the jumbo bag of tortillas (or you can buy them at the local mart as well usually, but they’re quite expensive). Then, cut them up into triangles and lightly brush them with olive oil. Add some salt, or another spice or two if you’re feeling adventurous. Something like cumin is good for hummus. Then bake in the oven on medium heat until crisp. Check frequently because it’s quite easy to burn them. You can store them for a few days in an airtight container, but make sure you let them cool first.
This is a simple recipe to use for chickpeas, which takes less than 5 minutes to make. It’s perfect just for eating the chickpeas straight out of the bowl with a spoon, or you can eat them on a salad, or you could put them in something like a pita with a few veggies for a hearty meal.
I always use dried chickpeas from Iherb because they’re much cheaper and healthier than the canned ones. Cook them according to the package directions.
Then add: salt, lemon juice, cumin, minced garlic, sesame seeds. Adjust to taste! Delicious.