Smoky Carrot Hummus Sandwich Spread


Get out of your mayo and mustard rut with this flavorful and healthy sandwich topper.

Serves 8

1 can (15 oz.) garbanzo beans drained and rinsed
2 tbsp lemon juice (about 1 small lemon)
2 garlic gloves
1 tsp smoked paprika (or curry powder)
1⁄2 tsp cumin
1⁄8 tsp black pepper
1⁄4 c 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.