During the summer my family and I like to go out to our local lake and have picnics. We usually take an assortment of food with us, including sandwiches, salads and snacks. Libby’s canned fruits and vegetables definitely make summer recipes much easier to make! I hope that you enjoy the recipe below and share some of your favorite picnic foods with us.
Smoky Carrot Hummus Sandwich Spread
Looking for a great alternative to your regular mayo and/or mustard routine? Add some great flavor to your sandwiches with this smoky carrot hummus spread! This recipe makes 2 1/4 cups that will stay good for up to 10 days in the refrigerator in a sealed container.
- 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.
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