Hummus and Cucumber Bites

Keep pita bread and store-bought hummus on hand to make an easy appetizer in 15 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

2
pita (pocket) breads (6 inch)
2/3
cup roasted red pepper hummus (from 7-oz container)
1/3
English (seedless) cucumber (about 4 inches)
1/2
teaspoon smoked Spanish paprika
16
fresh dill weed sprigs
  • 1 Cut each pita bread into 8 wedges. Spread about 1 teaspoon hummus on each wedge.
  • 2 Score cucumber peel lengthwise with tines of fork. Cut cucumber in half lengthwise. Cut each half crosswise into 16 thin slices. Place 2 half-slices cucumber on hummus on each bite.
  • 3 Sprinkle with paprika. Garnish with dill weed.

Expert Tips

Smoked Spanish paprika has a smoky, spicy flavor. Regular paprika can be substituted for it, if you like.

Hummus comes in a variety of flavors; try these bites with your favorite.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
40
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
70mg
70%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.