Homemade Hummus & Veggie Sandwich

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 15 min 2
Homemade Hummus & Veggie Sandwich
Health Highlights
Prepare ahead of time for a quick and nutrient-dense plant-based lunch.


1/2 can (15oz) Chickpeas, canned, drained (rinsed, for hummus)
1 tbsp Tahini (for hummus)
1 clove(s) Garlic (for hummus)
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil (for hummus)
1/4 whole lemon(s) Lemon peel (zest) (for hummus)
1/4 whole lemon(s) Lemon juice (for hummus)
1 dash Paprika (for hummus)
1/2 tsp Sriracha (optional, for hummus)
1 pinch Salt (for hummus)
1/4 cup Alfalfa sprouts
2 slice Whole grain bread
1/2 avocado(s) Avocado (sliced)
1/2 cup Basil, fresh
1/4 cup Radish sprouts


  1. To make the hummus, place chickpeas, tahini, garlic, olive oil, lemon peel and juice, paprika, sriracha (optional), and salt in a high-speed blender or food processor and blend until a creamy texture is reached.
  2. Toast bread, if desired. 
  3. Spread hummus mixture on each slice of bread. 
  4. Top with avocado, basil, and sprouts.
  5. Press slices of toasted bread together to form a sandwich and Enjoy!


Quick Tips:

You can purchase ready-made hummus for quick prep. Choose hummus with ingredients you can recognize and no added preservatives.

Nutritional Highlights:

Chickpeas are high in fiber and plant-based protein, chickpeas are wonderful for digestion, and blood sugar balancing.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 433
Calories from fat 221
Calories from saturated fat 38
Total Fat 24.5 g
Saturated Fat 4.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 12.2 g
Cholesterol 2.3 mg
Sodium 541 mg
Potassium 568 mg
Total Carbohydrate 45 g
Dietary Fiber 13.3 g
Sugars 6.6 g
Protein 15.0 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.9
Meat Alternative 1.0
Vegetables 1.5

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