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Hummus and Cucumber Bites

Hummus and Cucumber Bites
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 16
Keep pita bread and store-bought hummus on hand to make an easy appetizer in 15 minutes.
Updated February 11, 2010

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

Steps

  • 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.

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
40
Calories from Fat
10
Total Fat
1g
2%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
70mg
3%
Potassium
50mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
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 Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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