My family absolutely loves the Summer weather! What is more fun than going on a picnic on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon and spending some time with family. We love to bring chips, crackers, fruit, sandwiches etc. But sometimes the same ole lunch meat and cheese sandwiches get boring. So why not try out this YUMMY recipe from Libby’s Fruits & Vegetables!
The Smoky Carrot Hummus Sandwich Spread is perfect for any lunchtime picnic. I love it on bread or crackers and veggies, so good!
Makes 2 ¼ cups
Get out of your mayo and mustard rut with this flavorful and healthy sandwich topper.
1 (15 ounce) cans Libby’s® Sliced Carrots drained and rinsed
1 (15 ounce) can Libby’s® Organic Garbanzo Beans, drained and rinsed
2 tablespoons lemon juice (about 1 small lemon)
2 garlic cloves
1 teaspoon smoked paprika (or curry powder)
½ teaspoon cumin
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
In a food processor, blend together carrots, garbanzo beans, lemon juice, garlic cloves, paprika, cumin and pepper. While processor is running, slowly pour in olive oil. Process until smooth.
To make a sandwich, spread 2 tablespoons of carrot hummus on one slice of whole grain bread of your choice. Top with avocado, tomato, turkey or your favorite sandwich fillings. Top with another piece of whole grain bread.
Keep remaining spread in sealed container for up to 10 days in refrigerator.”
Summer is the perfect time to spend with family whether it’s at home, the park, picnic or the beach! Don’t forget to bring your favorite Libby’s Fruits and Vegetables for a perfect lunch!