Best Lebanese Pita Bread Spread

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 3 mins

Turns cheap pita bread into a First Class classy snack. (from Vegetarian recipe collection - Hermes House)


  1. Split pita breads through the middle and carefully open them out.
  2. Mix sesame seeds, chopped thyme and poppy seeds in a mortar. Crush them lightly with a pestle to release the flavor. (Mixing in a jar or bowl will also suffice.).
  3. Stir in the olive oil.
  4. Spread the mixture over the cut slices of pita.
  5. Grill until golden brown and crisp.
  6. Break into pieces and serve with baba ganoush, guacamole, hummus, etc.
Most Helpful

Delicious! Way more "sauce" than needed, and I added salt.

BarbryT February 14, 2011