dish
Roasted Veggie Sandwiches on Focaccia with Hummus

4
Serves
293
Calories
15
Nutrients
11
Vitamins

Ingredients

1 large red bell pepper , quartered, seeded and cut into strips
1 small eggplant , halved, seeded and cut into 3-inch strips
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 clove garlic finely minced
6 ounces canned garbanzo beans (chick peas)
1 1/2 teaspoons tahini
1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon finely minced garlic
2 teaspoons olive oil
4 small loaves focaccia , sliced in half

Cooking Instructions

For the roasted vegetables:
1. Preheat the oven to 400ยบ F.

2. In a small bowl, mix the olive oil, garlic and salt and pepper together.

3. Brush the red pepper and eggplant strips with the oil mixture on a baking sheet and place in a hot oven for approximately 10 to 15 minutes until tender. Remove from the oven and let cool.

For the hummus:
4. While the vegetables are roasting, drain and rinse the garbanzo beans.

5. Puree the garbanzo beans in a blender or food processor with the tahini, lemon juice and garlic.

6. With the machine running, add the olive oil slowly, until the hummus becomes thick and creamy.

7. Add salt and pepper to taste.

For the sandwiches:
8. Place the bottom and top halves of the focaccia on your work surface. Divide the hummus among the sandwiches, spreading it on the top and bottom slices. Top with the roasted vegetables, dividing them evenly among the sandwiches. Place the top halves of the focaccia on top of the vegetables and serve.

9. Slice in half on the diagonal and serve at room temperature.

Serving Size: 1 sandwich

Nutrition Information

Number of Servings: 4
Calories
293
Protein
8 g
Total Carbohydrate
44 g
Dietary Fiber
7 g
Soluble Fiber
2 g
Insoluble Fiber
2 g
Sugar
7 g
Total Fat
11 g
Saturated Fat
2 g
Monounsaturated Fat
6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
2 g
Trans Fatty Acid (tfa)
0 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Omega-3 Fatty Acid
0 g
Omega-6 Fatty Acid
1 g
Percent Calories from Protein
11 %
Percent Calories from Carbohydrate
58 %
Percent Calories from Fat
31 %
Vitamin A
2221 IU
Vitamin B1- Thiamin
0 mg
Vitamin B2 - Riboflavin
0 mg
Vitamin B3 - Niacin
1 mg
Vitamin B6
0 mg
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
Biotin
0 mcg
Vitamin C
74 mg
Vitamin D
0 IU
Folate
30 mcg
Vitamin E
2 IU
Vitamin K
7 mcg
Pantothenic Acid
0 mg
Calcium
42 mg
Iron
2 mg
Phosphorus
87 mg
Potassium
384 mg
Sodium
352 mg
Zinc
0 mg