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Homemade Pita Chips

Ready in less than ten minutes, these Homemade Pita Chips are a crunchy, healthy snack recipe. Enjoy them dipped in hummus or crumbled into a salad.

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a bowl of crispy homemade pita chips.

HOMEMADE PITA CHIPS

These homemade pita chips are healthy and add some crunch for your snacking pleasure.

The BEST part is they are ready in only ten minutes so the party can get started in no time.

a bowl of crispy homemade pita chips.

HOMEMADE PITA CHIPS – INGREDIENTS

That is one of the shortest ingredients lists ever! lol

a stack of pita bread.

HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE PITA CHIPS

How do you make pita chips from scratch? It is unbelievably easy! Start by cutting the pita bread into wedges. This makes scooping dips a breeze.

pita bread cut into wedges.

Nest heat up some oil in a large skillet. I like to use olive oil or non-GMO grapeseed oil. More oil ideas below!

a container of grapeseed oil.

Once the pan is nice and warm, add the wedges of pita bread. Try and leave a bit of space between the pieces to help with browning.

pita bread toasting in a pan.

Cook for 2-3 minutes per side until they are browned then remove them from the heat.

pita chips draining on a paper towel.

Serve immediately! So quick and easy.

a hand holding a homemade pita chip

FAQ’S, TIPS + SUBSTITUTIONS

What are the healthiest pita chips? Obviously, homemade is the healthiest because you have all of the control over the quality of your ingredients. Choose whole wheat or sprouted grain pita bread and organic olive oil.

What to eat with pita chips? The BEST pairing for pita bread chips is always a Classic Hummus but tzatziki or even guacamole is nice also. This crispy treat is also nice crumbled into salads like Fattoush Salad.

TIP! Make sure the pan is sufficiently heated up before adding in the wedges of pita bread. If not the oil will absorb into the bread making it soggy instead of crispy.

If you are looking for a different oil than olive oil you can substitute another high-heat friendly option like non-GMO canola oil, coconut oil, or avocado oil.

crunchy snacks in a bowl

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a bowl of crispy homemade pita chips.

Homemade Pita Chips

Sharon Rhodes
Ready in less than ten minutes, these Homemade Pita Chips are a crunchy, healthy snack recipe. Enjoy them dipped in hummus or crumbled into a salad.
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 4 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 11 minutes
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Servings 4
Calories 92 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 pieces of pita bread
  • 2 tsp olive oil or non-GMO grapeseed oil

Instructions
 

  • Stack the pita bread on top of each other and place them on a cutting board. Using a sharp knife, slice the pita bread evenly into wedges and set aside.
  • Place a large skillet over medium heat and add the oil. Once the oil has warmed, add the wedges of pita bread and cook 2-3 minutes until browned, then flip and cook for another 2-3 to brown the other side.
  • Serve warm with dips like hummus or tzatziki or crumble into salads as a substitute for croutons.

Nutrition

Calories: 92kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 3gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 124mgPotassium: 48mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gCalcium: 4mgIron: 1mg
Keyword easy pita chips, homemade pita chips, pan fried pita chips
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10 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    These pita chips look really good. I love them but have never made any myself. Your instructions are very clear and easy to follow. I’m gonna give this recipe a try this weekend since I’m also making hummus.

  2. 5 stars
    My kids absolutely loved these chips with hummus, such a great easy snack for everyone to enjoyed ๐Ÿ™‚
    These will be getting made a lot from now on in our house!!
    Thanks for sharing

  3. 5 stars
    We love these! Thank you for such a simple alternative to less healthy pita chips. I like how they smell cooking, and lovely to serve with big Greek salads!

  4. My fiance makes these with our leftover pita bread when we have chicken gyros. We eat them with my homemade tzatziki sauce. It is so good!

  5. 5 stars
    Looks so yummy and attractive! Thanks for sharing this with us and I am looking forward to trying it myself! – Knycx Journeying

  6. 5 stars
    My daughter loves pita chips. I used to buy boxes of this but for this one I will try your recipe and for sure I will save a lot! Thank you!

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