Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Meals Matter

Grilled Summer Vegetables Hummus Pita Pizza
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This is a simple and delicious appetizer for a summer bbq or just as an everyday light meal.


1 1/2 cups Summer squash (about 2 medium sized)

Yellow and/or green

2 Vine ripe tomatoes

1 Red onion

3 (6 inch) round pitas

¼ cup Olive oil

1 cup Sabra Hummus

2 teaspoons Salt

Black pepper and salt to taste


Preheat Grill or grill pan.

Yield: Makes 3 Pita Pizzas (24 small slices)

Slice summer squash in ¼ inch rounds. Place in bowl and add 2 Tablespoons olive oil and ¼ teaspoon salt. Peel and cut red onion in half. Then slice with the grain in 1/3-inch wedges. Repeat with second half. Place in bowl with 1 Tablespoon olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and combine. Cut Tomatoes in half and slice in 4-6 half moon wedges. Repeat with second half. Place in bowl with 1 Tablespoon ¼ teaspoon salt and combine.

Grill summer squash about 4 minutes on each side. Grill onions about 5 minutes, rotating once. Grill Tomatoes about 5 minutes rotating once.

Warm pita on the grill about 3 minutes each side. Once warm, remove the pita from the heat and slather with about 1/3 cup Sabra Hummus. Top with summer squash rounds, tomatoes and onions. Cut into 8 pieces and enjoy as a light summer meal or appetizer for entertaining.

Cook's Notes

Cook’s note: The best pita for this is the flat variety. You may also use Lavash as a great substitute.

Recipe Details

Total Preparation Time: 15 to 30 minutes
Ingredients: Vegetables
Actual Cooking Time: 15 to 30 minutes
Number of Servings: 4
Origin: Mediterranean & Mid-Eastern
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes)
Simple (6 ingredients or less)
Meal Type: Lunch

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