Veggie and Hummus Sandwich

Here’s another of my favorite quick and healthy lunches – it’s not much of a recipe, per se, but it’s a darned good sammich.

Veggie Hummus Sandwich

A lot of meals are quick and easy. But not very many quick and easy meals will be both a fresh break from your usual fare AND leave you feeling refreshed and ready to take the afternoon lull head-on.

Here’s what you need for one sandwich:

  • About 1/4 cup hummus – can be store bought or you can make your own
  • 3-4 slices tomato
  • 1/4 red bell pepper (I like to cut it into matchsticks)
  • A handfull of matchsticks of jicama (ditto) (also, this is the same jicama from that salad from earlier this week! so versatile :) )
  • Lettuce
  • Salt, pepper and olive oil
  • A fresh bun, hunk of bread or roll (you can get one at a time at most grocery stores)

And well, I’m guessing you already know how to make a sandwich.  Shoot for structural integrity and you should be in good shape. But I would recommend putting the hummus on top of the lettuce, especially if this sandwich is traveling with you to work. It’ll keep your bread from getting soggy.

I like to drizzle with a little olive oil, and salt and pepper well, just for a little extra oomph.

 

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  1. I have had many a hummus sandwich (wrap really) as work lunches. They’re great! I’m partial to a combo of cucumbers, banana peppers, olives and as much spinach as I can roll up in it but your combo sounds delicious, too.

    Comment by Kris — January 2, 2013 @ 9:28 pm

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