Roasted-Garlic Hummus and Goat Cheese Sandwiches

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.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
tablespoon roasted-garlic hummus (from 10-oz container)
1
tablespoon soft goat cheese (from 5.3-oz container)
2
tablespoons chopped pitted kalamata olives
4
small ciabatta rolls (4 inch), cut in half horizontally
3
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
3/4
cup sliced peeled cucumber
2
large plum (Roma) tomatoes, cut into thin slices
1/4
small red onion, cut into thin slices
1/2
green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
8
radicchio leaves

  • 1 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.
  • 2 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.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
340mg
340%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
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;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.