Hummus and Cucumber Bites

Hummus and Cucumber Bites

Keep pita bread and hummus on hand to make an easy appetizer in 15 minutes. 16 appetizers

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

16

appetizers

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.
Makes 16 appetizers
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Live Better America® Kitchens
Kitchen 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:

1 Serving (1 Appetizer)
  • Calories 40
    • (Calories from Fat 10),
  • Total Fat 1g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 70mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 6g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.