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Veggie Hummus Sandwich cut in half on a plate with chips.
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5 from 3 votes

Veggie Hummus Sandwich

This Veggie Hummus Sandwich is super quick, easy, and customizable, not to mention healthy and nutritious. It's got texture and flavor and it might just become your new favorite lunch! Ready in 10 minutes or less!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Entrées
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegan
Servings: 4 sandwiches
Calories: 337kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 slices bread gluten free, if desired
  • 1 cup hummus any savory variety, homemade or store-bought
  • 2 cups arugula romaine or fresh spinach would also work
  • 2 carrots peeled into ribbons or shredded
  • ½ English cucumber sliced thin
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced thin

Instructions

  • Toast the bread, if desired.
  • Spread 2 tablespoons of hummus on one slice of bread.
  • Top with ½ cup arugula, then a pile of carrot ribbons, followed 6 slices of cucumber and some bell pepper slices.
  • Spread another 2 tablespoons on hummus on a second slice of bread and add it to the top of the sandwich, hummus side down.
  • Slice in half for easier eating.

Notes

*This recipe is easy to scale up to feed a crowd or scale down to feed just 1 or 2.
*Toast the bread for extra crunch.
*Use your favorite hummus....store-bought or homemade. Homemade hummus can be made ahead and kept in the fridge for several days so it's ready when you are.
*Don't be afraid to slather the hummus on thick. It provides healthy plant based protein to keep you full and satisfied.
*Place a layer of greens over the hummus before adding any "wet" vegetables to keep the bread from getting soggy.
*Slice all the veggies thinly. Too many chunky or oddly shaped veggies will make for a cumbersome sandwich that may fall apart.
*All of the components of this sandwich can be prepped ahead and kept in the fridge in individual air-tight containers for 2 to 3 days. Note: Do not toast the bread until you are ready to eat.
~ Nutrition facts calculated using Little Northern Bakehouse Seeds and Grains gluten free bread and my homemade oil-free Roasted Red Pepper Hummus.

Nutrition

Calories: 337kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 10g | Sodium: 456mg | Potassium: 272mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 10g