Pita bread with pea and avocado smash and crispy chickpeas

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Lenja Marten

Lead Creative Operations Manager at Kitchen Stories

“Frozen green peas add a bit more texture to this guacamole and enhance this dish with flavors of spring. Combined with crispy spicy chickpeas, this recipe makes a quick and tasty lunch with ingredients you most likely already have at home. #stayhomekeepcooking”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
25
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
265 g canned chickpeas (drained)
avocado
pita breads
100 g peas (frozen)
50 g tomatoes
2 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp sweet paprika powder
1 tsp cayenne pepper
onion
1 clove garlic
scallion
salt
pepper
chili flakes

Utensils

  • oven
  • baking sheet
  • pot
  • fine sieve
  • bowl
  • knife
  • cutting board
  • Step 1/4

    Drain chickpeas and dry them with a kitchen towel. Mix chickpeas with olive oil, sweet paprika powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Transfer to a baking sheet and bake at 180°C/355°F for approx. 25 min., or until crispy. During the last 5 min. of baking, add pita breads to the oven. Alternatively, you can toast them.
    • 265 g canned chickpeas (drained)
    • pita breads
    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • 1 tsp sweet paprika powder
    • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
    • oven
    • baking sheet

    Drain chickpeas and dry them with a kitchen towel. Mix chickpeas with olive oil, sweet paprika powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Transfer to a baking sheet and bake at 180°C/355°F for approx. 25 min., or until crispy. During the last 5 min. of baking, add pita breads to the oven. Alternatively, you can toast them.

  • Step 2/4

    Add frozen peas to pot of boiling water and cook for approx. 4 - 6 min. Drain and rinse under cold water to stop the cooking process. Add to a bowl with avocado and mash until smooth.
    • avocado
    • 100 g peas (frozen)
    • pot
    • fine sieve
    • bowl

    Add frozen peas to pot of boiling water and cook for approx. 4 - 6 min. Drain and rinse under cold water to stop the cooking process. Add to a bowl with avocado and mash until smooth.

  • Step 3/4

    Finely chop onion and garlic, and add to mashed green peas and avocado. Season with lemon juice, salt, pepper, and chili flakes to taste. Halve tomatoes and finely slice scallion.
    • 50 g tomatoes
    • 2 tbsp lemon juice
    • onion
    • 1 clove garlic
    • scallion
    • chili flakes
    • knife
    • cutting board

    Finely chop onion and garlic, and add to mashed green peas and avocado. Season with lemon juice, salt, pepper, and chili flakes to taste. Halve tomatoes and finely slice scallion.

  • Step 4/4

    Fill pita breads with mashed green peas and avocado. Top with tomatoes, scallions, and crispy chickpeas. Enjoy!

    Fill pita breads with mashed green peas and avocado. Top with tomatoes, scallions, and crispy chickpeas. Enjoy!