For National Nutrition Month, why not try a healthy spin on a classic “junk food” dish, nachos? This Mediterranean version is packed to the brim with veggies and flavorful herbs, plus it uses whole wheat pitas rather than fried corn chips as a base. This recipe comes to us from Brynn of The Domestic Dietitian.
- 3 whole wheat pitas, cut into triangles
- Olive oil
- 1 medium cucumber, diced
- 2 medium tomatoes, diced
- 1/2 red onion, diced
- 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 cup hummus
- 1/4 cup tzatziki
- 1-2 tbsp kalamata olives, chopped
- fresh dill, chopped (for garnish)
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Lay cut pita triangles on sheet pan in a single layer.
Drizzle lightly with olive oil and bake for 6-8 minutes, until crispy.
Layer baked pita chips on platter.
Top with hummus, tzatziki, cucumber, tomato, and onion.
Top with fresh squeezed lemon juice.
Sprinkle chopped olives and dill over the top.
Serve and enjoy!
Servings per Recipe: 4Amount per Serving
Calories from Fat: 90
Total Fat: 10g
Saturated Fat: 3g
Dietary Fiber: 6g
Vitamin A: 15%
Vitamin C: 20%
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