May 14, 2024/Recipes

Recipe: Home-Baked Garlic Pita Chips

Crunchy, yummy, healthy and easy

Baked garlic pita chips in blue bowl

Make your own pita chips! They’re crunchy and delicious — and making them yourself is a great way to cut down on added ingredients from processing.


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You can flavor them with your favorite spices. Try dried rosemary, garlic powder and thyme; a mix of Parmesan cheese, cayenne pepper and garlic powder; or some new combination. You can lower sodium by using a low-sodium version of tortillas.


  • 1 sprouted grain wrap or whole wheat tortilla cut into 8 triangles
  • Olive oil (to brush on)
  • Spices as desired


  1. Brush wrap or tortilla with olive oil.
  2. Sprinkle spices, flavorings (and salt if desired). Ideas include: Parmesan cheese, cayenne pepper and garlic powder. You can sprinkle with any type of seasoning.
  3. Place on cookie sheet and bake at 400 F until golden brown.


They toast up quickly so be careful to watch carefully to make sure they don’t burn.

Ingredient health benefits

  • Whole-wheat tortilla: These wonderful wraps are an excellent way to get the benefits of whole grains, an important food group that works hard to keep you healthy. Inside each little kernel is a treasure trove of vitamins and minerals, like essential B vitamins and vitamin E for a thriving metabolism and supple skin. Whole grains also have plant-based protein, fiber and nutritious unsaturated fats that keep you going and boost your heart health. Just be sure to choose tortillas that say “100% whole wheat” or “100% whole grain” on the label.
  • Olive oil: This cooking oil has been a popular kitchen feature since ancient times, and it’s not hard to see why. It’s full of monounsaturated fats and polyphenols to support your heart. Polyphenols are also antioxidants, so they fight inflammation and free radicals that can damage your cells and lead to chronic disease. And if you need another reason to use it regularly, olive oil may even lower your “bad” (LDL) cholesterol and blood pressure while raising your “good” (HDL) cholesterol. Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) is the least processed type you can buy, meaning it has the highest quality nutrients. So, consider putting it on your shopping list if you don’t have some already!

Nutrition information (per serving)

Serving size = 8 triangles

Calories: 170
Total fat: 7 g
Saturated fat: 2.5 g
Cholesterol: 5 mg
Sodium: 410 mg
Carbohydrate: 22 g
Fiber: 3 g
Protein: 6 g

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