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Cat Cora’s Chicken Hummus Pitas

Cat Cora’s Chicken Hummus Pitas


2 15oz cans of garbanzo beans, drained

4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided

2 cloves garlic, peeled

2 lemons, juiced, divided

½ cup water

½ teaspoon cumin

Salt and pepper to taste

2 chicken breasts, sliced into strips

1 cup Greek yogurt

4 pita breads, halved and opened

3 Persian cucumbers, sliced

½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved

1 head of butter lettuce



Add the garbanzo beans into a blender or food processor along with 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, garlic, lemon juice from 1 lemon and water. Blend until smooth, adding more water one tablespoon at a time if necessary. Once desired consistency is reached, season with cumin, salt and pepper.

In a sauté pan over medium-high heat, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil until hot. Add in the chicken pieces, season with salt and cook until browned and cooked through, 4-5 minutes per side.

Meanwhile in a small bowl combine the Greek yogurt and the juice from the second lemon and 1 tablespoon olive oil with salt and pepper to taste.

In each pita half spoon in a couple tablespoons of hummus, add the chicken, cucumbers, tomatoes and lettuce. Top with the yogurt mixture.

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