Veggie hummus sandwich is a delicious vegan dip all type of eaters will enjoy. Bursting flavours, healthiness, and colours are all about this versatile hummus sandwich that can be filled with anything.
Either you enjoy or not this Middle Eastern dip that pairs perfectly with raw veggies.
In my family hummus is a frequently made dip to savour on meatless days. Hummus can be found in lots of recipes. It pairs so great with many dishes that its popularity became famous around the world, quickly.
Maybe when I was a child I didn’t understand its earthy and flavourless taste. However, when I grew up, I found that it can taste great when you add different add-ins. Despite its versatile nature, hummus is a healthy dish with lots of benefits.
This plant-based protein choice has many advantages like longevity, good digestive health, and truly nutritious.
Sneaking some raw veggies in the creamy hummus is super delicious. This comfort vegan meal turns out to be flavourful and aromatic thanks to the herbs and spices you add. Despite its earthy taste, hummus can taste appetising when you add endless flavours such as rosemary, olive oil, dry tomatoes, onion, garlic, jalapeno and other ingredients.
Hummus is a tasty and great dip to serve with vegetable sticks, crackers or chips, bread, falafel or beanballs.
Why hummus in a sandwich?
To make it look nicer and be tastier, hummus next to some sliced raw veggies between some grilled bread taste even more delicious.
Try this method if you don’t like hummus taste and change your mind.
Is hummus healthy?
Hummus is healthy to eat as it is packed with vitamins and minerals. It has a lot of health benefits and can be healthier when paired with plant-based ingredients. According to some world studies, hummus can promote blood sugar control, can help fighting inflammation, can lower heart disease risk as well as weight loss. Since hummus pairs great with raw veggies or some crackers, then it is likely that it maintains you a healthy state and shape. Hummus is a healthier and greater alternative to meat or dairy products.
What is a hummus sandwich?
Hummus is a tasty dip to sneak some raw veggies or to spread a good amount onto each slice of toasted or grilled bread. Add any veggies you like, you can add either baked veggies if you want more flavour, top some hummus, add some lettuce and finish the sandwich the second slice of bread spread with hummus-side down. Simple and easy. Enjoy!
Can vegans eat hummus?
Definitely. Vegans can enjoy this hummus-staple dip next to some fresh and crunchy vegetables. Hummus is so versatile and flavourful that even vegans can enjoy this delicious dish. It is one of the most famous side dishes to be enjoyed by everyone. You can also check my classic hummus version or beet hummus recipe.
What to eat with hummus?
Hummus can be enjoyed with many ingredients as well as can be paired with many add-ins.
Most famous are fresh baguette, raw veggies, falafel, baked/roasted sweet potatoes, avocado toast and others. You can make your version and pair it with everything you like. For example, I adore hummus mixed with boiled beetroot. The sweet beet taste pairs so perfectly with the nutty hummus taste. They create a perfect duo.
How to make a hummus sandwich?
Making hummus at home is simple and easy. Not too many professional skills, just imagination and some ingredients.
I adore hummus and try to always replace it on meatless days. More flavours, spices, herbs, and your hummus taste heavenly. A sandwich filled with fresh, crunchy veggies and homemade hummus is simply lingering and ultra-tasty.
The ingredients for this comfort hummus sandwich for 2 persons:
1 can of chickpeas
one ripe avocado
½ red onion
1-2 cloves of garlic
Some dried tomatoes
Arugula or any other green leaves you have
Some lemon juice for hummus flavour
Some preserved in oil mushrooms to adjust the taste, optional
Homemade hummus is quick to make and fast to assemble. Take a hand blender and mix the chickpeas, 2 cloves of garlic, 1 tbsp of olive oil, spices, and 2-3 dried tomatoes for saltiness and more flavour. Mix well until it looks like a fine paste. It takes about 2-3 minutes to blend well the hummus.
Next step is to assemble the sandwich. Optional you can toast the bread, grill or use it as it is.
Spread some amount of hummus on one slice of bread and top over raw veggies. Spread some amount of hummus on the other slice of bread and top it over the veggies. Simple and easy. Now you can enjoy a delicious, healthy, and flavourful hummus sandwich. It is perfect for any time of the day.
Serve it as it is or with a light salad.
- hand blender
- 1 can chickpeas
- 1 avocado
- 1 cucumber
- 1 carrot
- 1/2 red onion
- 2 cloves garlic
- 5 cherries
- 3 dried tomatoes
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tsp lemon juice
- Take a hand blender and mix the chickpeas, 2 cloves of garlic, 1 tbsp of olive oil, spices, and 2-3 dried tomatoes for saltiness and more flavour. Mix well until the it looks like a fine paste. It takes about 2-3 minutes to blend well the hummus.
- Optional you can toast the bread, grill or use it as it is. Spread some amount of hummus on one slice of bread and top over raw veggies. (Veggies thinly sliced). Spread some amount of hummus on the other slice of bread and top it on the veggies.
- Serve immediately.