Pita Quesadillas with Cilantro Hummus

Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0

There’s no need for cheese when you use cilantro-laced hummus to hold pita quesadillas together. Serve with salsa.

  • 1/2 quesadillaServings

Ingredients

HUMMUS

  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas (or 1 15-oz. can, rinsed and drained)
  • 2 Tbs. lime juice
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • QUESADILLAS
  • 4 7-inch whole-wheat pitas, split crosswise
  • 4 jarred roasted red bell peppers, drained and sliced into strips
  • 1 1/2 cups baby spinach leaves

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. To make Hummus: Process cilantro and garlic in food processor until chopped. Add chickpeas, lime juice, oil, and 1/4 cup water; purée 3 minutes, or until creamy.

2. To make Quesadillas: Place 4 pita halves on baking sheet. Spread each with 1/2 cup Hummus. Top with peppers, spinach, and remaining pita halves. Bake 10 minutes, or until crisp. Cut into triangles, and serve.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Serves 8
  • Calories: 193
  • Carbohydrate Content: 32 g
  • Fat Content: 5 g
  • Fiber Content: 6 g
  • Protein Content: 7 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 393 mg
  • Sugar Content: 4 g