Food Recipes Crispy Chickpea Pita 4.0 (83) 5 Reviews By Kate Merker Kate Merker Kate Merker is the chief food director at Hearst Magazines. She has over two decades of experience producing food content for print and digital publications, including Real Simple. Highlights: * At Real Simple, Kate worked her way up from editorial assistant to senior food editor * Served as food and nutrition director at Woman's Day for seven years * Joined Hearst Magazines as chief food director (2017) Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on August 29, 2014 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Get the recipe. Photo: Quentin Bacon Hands On Time: 20 mins Total Time: 20 mins Yield: 4 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 15.5-ounce cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice ¼ cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, roughly chopped, plus 1/2 whole parsley leaves ¾ teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon black pepper 4 plum tomatoes, diced 4 pitas or pieces flat bread, warmed 1 8-ounce container hummus 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 1 teaspoon hot sauce (such as Tabasco) ½ cup plain yogurt 1 lemon, cut into wedges Directions Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chickpeas and cook, stirring occasionally, until slightly browned, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Add the lemon juice, chopped parsley, ½ teaspoon of the salt, and ¼ teaspoon of the pepper and toss. In a small bowl, combine the whole parsley leaves, tomatoes, and the remaining oil, salt, and pepper. Divide the bread among 4 plates and spread with the hummus. Top with the chickpea mixture, onion, and hot sauce. Serve with the parsley salad, yogurt, and lemon wedges. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 668 Calories 24g Fat 96g Carbs 23g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 668 % Daily Value * Total Fat 24g 31% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 5mg 2% Sodium 1528mg 66% Total Carbohydrate 96g 35% Total Sugars 16g Protein 23g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.