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The "sauce" for this Mediterranean pizza-like recipe is a chunky spin on hummus that's made with chickpeas, tahini (sesame seed paste), and piles of fresh herbs.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Jason Donnelly

Recipe Summary

20 mins
20 mins
6 flatbreads


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Instructions Checklist
  • For sauce: In a small bowl whisk together tahini, water, and garlic until smooth. Set aside 2 tablespoons. Stir lemon juice and salt into remaining sauce. Thin to drizzling consistency with water, if necessary.

  • In a food processor combine 1 1/2 cups herbs and reserved 2 tablespoons sauce. Pulse until finely chopped. Add chickpeas, cumin, and 1/2 teaspoon salt; pulse to form a coarse spread.

  • For salad: In a large bowl combine tomatoes, cucumber, green onions, and remaining 1/2 cup herbs. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper; toss. Spread chickpea mixture on each flatbread. Top with salad; drizzle with sauce. Serve with lemon wedges.


The base of this flatbread dish is a chunky spin on hummus, made with chickpeas, tahini (sesame seed paste), lemon, cumin, and lots of herbs.

Nutrition Facts

441 calories; fat 16g; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 62g; mono fat 6g; poly fat 6g; insoluble fiber 9g; sugars 7g; protein 16g; vitamin a 2442.2IU; vitamin c 42.5mg; thiamin 0.8mg; riboflavin 0.3mg; niacin equivalents 4.8mg; vitamin b6 0.2mg; folate 168.9mcg; sodium 847mg; potassium 627mg; calcium 169mg; iron 5.1mg.