Looking for an easy dinner recipe that uses hummus and cheese? Then check out this great sandwich featuring hints of Middle Eastern cuisine - ready in 30 minutes.
tablespoon roasted-garlic hummus (from 10-oz container)
tablespoon soft goat cheese (from 5.3-oz container)
tablespoons chopped pitted kalamata olives
small ciabatta rolls (4 inch), cut in half horizontally
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
cup sliced peeled cucumber
large plum (Roma) tomatoes, cut into thin slices
small red onion, cut into thin slices
green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
In small bowl, mix hummus and goat cheese. Stir in olives. Spread 1 teaspoon hummus mixture over cut side of top half of each roll. Brush about 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar over cut side of bottom half of each roll.
On bottom half of each roll, layer 4 cucumber slices, 3 tomato slices, 1 onion slice, 4 bell pepper strips and 2 radicchio leaves. Cover with top halves of rolls. Insert toothpick into each sandwich. Serve immediately.
If you're tempted to skip meals, don't. With diabetes, it's best to stay on your food plan to avoid overeating later.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- 3 1/2g
- 3 1/2%
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1 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;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.