On whole wheat bread or whole wheat
Looking for a healthier sandwich? Try a hummus sandwich. It has nutrition* galore, no cholesterol (unless you add cheese or turkey), lots of fiber and the versatility to pair with other ingredients for a different hummus sandwich every day of the month.
So enjoy a simple hummus and cucumber sandwich in pita, or become a creative sandwich artist with this list of sandwich ideas:
Choose Your Hummus
There are so many different flavors of hummus that you can choose from dozens, including artichoke, garlic, horseradish, jalapeño, olive, pesto, red pepper and sundried tomato.
Choose Your Bread
Go for a good-for-you bread: whole wheat bread/roll/pita or other whole grain bread (look for the ingredients: corn, flaxseed, hemp, oats, rye, spelt (farro) or whole wheat).
Add Some Of These 20+ Items To Your Hummus Sandwich
Let us know, and enjoy your sandwich!
*Hummus is loaded with vitamins and minerals (calcium, copper, iron, magnesium and zinc; vitamins B6, C, E, folate, K and thiamin [B1]), plus 20 essential amino acids. It is low glycemic. The add-ons are also rich in nutrition. The calories in hummus: 27 per tablespoon, according to Caloriecount.about.com.
In Arabic, hummus means “chickpea,” the principal ingredient of hummus. Falafel means “fluffy.”