Hummus and Olive Flatbread Pizza

I am a sucker for pizza – especially made-at-home pizza. I like having full reign on toppings and being able to load it up with pepperoni or double the cheese or nix the sauce if I feel like it without having to pay extra or justify my choices. Don’t you hate that? When you order something and people give you weird looks? If I want olives and tomatoes and mushrooms and bacon on my pizza, I’m allowed to have it, thankyouverymuch. This is America.

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Plus, I love making pizza because they’re easy! Besides whatever kind of pizza base you want to use, you don’t really need a recipe, either.

It’s like a salad….on bread. It’s whatever you want! Leftover chicken? Throw it on there. A few hunks of veggies in the fridge that need to be used? Sure, they’ll be great.  Some of our best pizzas at home have been random mixes from the fridge.

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FlatOut recently sent me some of their new Thin Crust Flatbreads to experiment with. Have you seen these yet? I went through a huge phase with their wraps a few years ago because they were awesome to have on Weight Watchers and to make little pizzas with. But these flatbreads are even better for a pizza base!

They’re soft, but bake up crisp, and they’re the perfect size for a little personal pan pizza without having to make a homemade dough. For my first trial, I went with something quick and easy: a Hummus and Olive Flatbread Pizza.

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Do you make flatbread pizzas at home? I can’t wait to try some other toppings – these will be nice to have for easy lunches at home or even for breakfast! If you’ve got some more ideas for me, make sure to tune in to our Twitter Party on Thursday April 25 at noon EST  with Susan of Doughmesstic, Angie from Eclectic Recipes, and of course, FlatOut, where we will all be sharing our ideas and PRIZES! Hope to see you there!

You can find FlatOut flatbreads at your local Walmart – or use their product locator. For more inspiration, check out the 30 Days of Grilled Pizza going on over on the FlatOut Facebook Page.

Hummus and Olive Flatbread Pizza
Makes: 1 flatbread


  • 1 FlatOut Flatbread
  • 1/4 cup hummus (I used Sabra Roasted Pine Nut)
  • 5 olives, sliced
  • 1 scallion, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp each cumin and paprika
  • drizzle of olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place the flatbread on a baking sheet and bake 3-4 minutes, just until the flatbread is warm.
  3. Remove it from the oven and spread the hummus on top of the flatbread. Place the sliced olives on top of the hummus, sprinkle on the sliced scallion and the parsley. Top with the cumin and paprika.
  4. Bake the flatbread again for 4-5 minutes until everything is warmed through.
  5. Remove from the oven, drizzle with olive oil, and slice into wedges.

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  1. I love pizza!! Actually it’s my post for tomorrow! LOL

    This look incredible!

  2. This makes me sooo happy!! Yum!

  3. Oh this sounds really great! Love those flavours and this unique take on pizza!

  4. I love Flatout flatbreads! I make homemade ones all the time! Never thought to smear hummus all over one! love it!

  5. Some of my favorites all in one! Love hummus on a pizza–some people think it’s just weird, but I know it’s awesome :)

  6. this looks so delicious! I’m going to try to make it later this week/ weekend. I’ve yet to use Flatout’s flatbreads but I’ve used their wraps before and really like them.

  7. I love hummus based pizza! And anything with olives has my vote.

  8. Pizzas at home are the best because they really can be whatever you want! Love these toppings…it’s like a mediterranean festival in your mouth!

  9. Great idea to use hummus and olives on a pizza. I agree about making your own and being adventurous with what you have in the fridge! Lots of times, you end up with something better than what you might have gotten if you had planned ahead!

  10. This looks incredible! I love hummus & olives :)

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