Healthy Recipe: Hummus and Veggie Pita Sandwich

June 30 imageSandwiches can be healthy, but the filling hummus and veggie pita sandwich has a balance of protein and fiber to boost your energy after lunch.  Enjoy this delicious recipe over the holiday weekend:


3 tablespoons hummus ¼ cup baby spinach 2 tablespoons red pepper slices 4 cucumber slices 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

½ teaspoon olive oil

Salt and pepper to taste


Split pita bread in half and spread 1 ½ tablespoons of hummus in each pita pocket.

In a small bowl, mix together spinach, red pepper, and cucumber with balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Divide the veggie mixture evenly between both pita halves and serve.

Serving Size: Makes 1 sandwich. Double the recipe to serve to groups.

Source: The Lemon Bowl

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