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Quick Pita Chips

January 20, 2015 (Last Updated: June 23, 2020)

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Quick Pita Chips are easy to make and are prefect for snacking.

Pita chips on a white plate served with a small bowl of hummus.

I purchased a large bag of pita flat bread at Costco.  I was thinking they were pita pockets, but they had no pocket!

I decided to make these into chips so they wouldn’t go to waste.  You can use any kind of pita bread – even the ones with pockets. You can use store bought pita bread or make your own pita bread

A stack of flat bread.

How do you make pita chips?

All you need is pita bread, olive oil and salt. You could easily add herbs or garlic to  suit your tastes. 

The pita bread gets a light coating of olive oil and sprinkling of salt. Then they are sliced into wedges and baked until crispy.

Quick pita chips with a dip of garlic hummus.

What do you serve with chips?

I like to eat these chips with my homemade Roasted Garlic Hummus or with Jalapeno Artichoke Dip. But they’d be equally delicious with Beet Hummus and Smoked Salmon Dip.

Freshly made chips on a white platter.

 

Don’t forget to PIN for later!  A small bowl of hummus with a pita chip.

If you make this recipe, I’d love to hear about it! Leave a comment below or snap a picture and tag me on Instagram @beyondthechickencoop

Quick Pita Chips make a delicious snack. These chips are perfect with hummus or just by themselves.

Pita Chips

Kathy
Quick Pita Chips with a touch of sea salt.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 8 people
Calories 169 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 8 Pita Bread
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Sea Salt

Instructions
 

  • Brush eat pita bread with a light coating of olive oil.
  • Stack 4 pitas together. Slice into 8 wedges. Repeat with remaining 4 pitas.
  • Place in a single layer on a baking rack on a baking sheet. The baking rack allows the air to circulate under the baking pitas. If you use a plain baking sheet, flip pitas halfway through baking time. 
  • Sprinkle with sea salt.
  • Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 20-25 minutes until crisp.

Notes

Baking time varies depending on thickness of pita bread. 

Nutrition

Calories: 169kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 5gFat: 2gSodium: 590mgPotassium: 67mgFiber: 1gCalcium: 48mgIron: 0.8mg
Keyword homemade pita chips, pita chips
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2 Comments

  • Reply
    Fred G
    March 27, 2019 at 6:05 am

    5 stars
    Great use of pita bread

    • Reply
      Kathy
      April 1, 2019 at 5:49 am

      These make a healthy alternative to potato chips.

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