Homemade Hummus Sandwich

Hummus sandwiches are one of our favorites. When the hummus is homemade and the bread is fresh it's even better. This chick pea dip makes a healthy stuffing for pita or lavash bread. At approximately $1.25 per sandwich and under 500 calories this makes homemade hummus for lunch a no brainer.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 6
Calories 416 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 15 Oz Chickpeas
  • 1/2 Tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 Lemon
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 4 Tbsp Tahini
  • 1/2 Tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 Tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/4 Cup Olive Oil
  • 1/4 Cup Ice Water
  • 6 Pita bread

Instructions
 

  • Gather your ingredients for the hummus
  • Place the canned chickpeas in a medium saucepan and add the baking soda. Cover the chickpeas with water, then bring the mixture to a boil over high heat. (watch them as they can boil over easily)
    15 Oz Chickpeas, 1/2 Tsp Baking Soda
  • Boil for 20 minutes, until chick peas are soft and the shells are detaching
  • Drain and rinse in a mesh strainer (You want to rinse off the baking soda) Leave discarded shells in the strainer when possible. You will always have some shells in the recipe this can not be avoided.
  • In the food processor combine the tahini and lemon juice
    4 Tbsp Tahini, 1 Lemon
  • Add in the water, garlic, salt, and cumin and pulse until the garlic is minced
    2 Cloves Garlic, 1/2 Tsp Ground Cumin, 1/2 Tsp Sea Salt, 1/4 Cup Ice Water
  • Add in the chick peas and olive oil and mix. (Depending on the consistency, you may need to add in a tablespoon or more of ice water. Don't worry you have lots of flavor already.
    15 Oz Chickpeas, 1/4 Cup Olive Oil, 1/4 Cup Ice Water
  • Cut your pita pocket in half and carefully open it
    6 Pita bread
  • Add in the hummus along with any other fresh ingredients such as lettuce, olives, Peppers

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Nutrition

Serving: 1PitaCalories: 416kcalCarbohydrates: 55gProtein: 13gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 9gSodium: 595mgPotassium: 351mgFiber: 8gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 32IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 106mgIron: 4mg
Keyword protein, Vegan, Vegitarian
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1 thought on “Hummus Sandwich”

  1. 4 stars
    I add hummus to all my sandwiches now instead of Mayo. This sandwich was crunch with the onion and lettuce – it’s must try!

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