Hummus and Pita Bread

A Mediterranean snack.

Welcome to our Tilt It Yourself series, where professional chefs use Electrolux Masterpiece Collection appliances with PowerTilt® Technology to develop unique dishes. Here, Chef Jean-Francois Suteau offers his take on hummus and pita bread. 

Hummus and Pita Bread

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Ingredients

1 can of chick peas

4 cloves garlic, crushed

1 lemon, juiced

1 c. Tahini paste

½ c. and 2 tbsp. extra virgin oil

1 pinch cumin

2 c. bread flour

1 c. warm water

1 tsp. dry yeast

1 pinch sugar

Salt, to taste

Pepper, to taste

Electrolux Masterpiece blender

Instructions

Hummus
Combine the chick peas, garlic, tahini paste, lemon juice and cumin in the Electrolux Masterpiece Collection blender.

Mix for 3 minutes then slowly add ½ c. extra virgin olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and continue mixing for 3 minutes until smooth.

Place in a serving bowl and sprinkle with olive oil and ground paprika to serve.

Pita Bread
Preheat oven at 500°F with a pizza stone.

Mix the yeast with the warm water and let sit for 5 minutes.

In a food processor, combine the flour, pinch of salt, 2 tbsp. oil and the water/yeast. Mix for 4 minutes until the dough become elastic. Remove and divide in two balls; place them on an oily pan and cover with plastic wrap.

Let proof at room temp for 1 ½ hours.

With flour and using your finger, flatten the dough and bake for 3-4 minutes then remove from the oven.

Brush some olive oil onto the bread, cut into 8 slices and serve with the hummus and some sliced vegetables.

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Meet Featured Chef Jean-Francious Suteau

Competing against 18 countries at The World Chocolate Masters in Paris, France, Suteau received gold to become The US Chocolate Master.