Grilled Pita with Lamb Merguez Sausage & Hummus

lamb sausage pita and hummus

• Prep Time: 20 minutes • Yields: 2-4 servings


1 bag pita bread
1 clove garlic
1 lemon, juiced
2 tbsp. tahini
1 tbsp. kosher salt
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 cup ice water
2 15 oz. cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed
Small handful chopped parsley



Large skillet
Measuring cups & spoons
4 Small bowls
Food processor or Blender



1. Take sausages out of casing, brown in a preheated skillet.

2. Crumble up and set aside once cooked through. Do not drain rendered fat.

3. In a food processor, combine garlic, lemon juice, salt, cumin, and tahini.

4. Blend until mixture resembles smooth peanut butter.

5. Stream in ice water until you have a nice light color and smooth consistency.

6. Add rinsed chickpeas and blend until completely smooth and uniform.

7. Divide hummus into 4 bowls, leaving a small well in the center of each.

8. Spoon warm lamb merguez sausage into the center of each bowl of hummus.

9. Sprinkle with some fresh chopped parsley and serve with grilled or toasted pita bread on the side.


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