Carrot Hummus Filled Cucumber Canoes

These fun canoes would be a great weekend activity at the lake!

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 18

Ingredients

1
bag (16 oz) frozen sliced carrots, cooked
1
container (8 oz) plain hummus
1
teaspoon ground cumin
18
(6-inch) mini seedless cucumbers
2
large red bell peppers
1
cup sliced fresh carrots
Shredded lettuce
  • 1 In food processor or blender, place cooked carrots. Cover; puree until smooth. Add hummus and cumin; process until well blended. Refrigerate 1 hour to blend flavors.
  • 2 Cut V-shape out of top of each mini cucumber; scoop out center. Spoon about 3 tablespoons carrot hummus into each canoe. Cut oars out of bell peppers. Place 2 carrot slices and 2 bell pepper oars onto hummus. Serve canoe on shredded lettuce.

Expert Tips

Let the kids add their own touch to the canoe by choosing their favorite vegetables to ride in the canoe. Cut fish shapes out of bell peppers to use as dippers.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Canoe
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
15),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
70mg
70%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
120%;
Vitamin C
50%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.