Healthy and Tasty!

Brussels Sprouts and Hummus Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Packed with chickpeas, apples, Brussels sprouts, and hummus, this sandwich is healthy with a capital H.

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This brussels sprout + hummus grilled cheese sandwich highlights one of my favorite fall vegetables and uses a garlic herb hummus spread in place of mayo. It’s protein-packed, healthy and vegan (yep, no cheese despite the name!) and comes together in minutes!

RECIPE
Preparation 10 mins | Cook Time 5 mins | Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups brussels sprouts, finely chopped or shredded
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 (15 oz) can chickpeas, drained + rinsed
  • 1 bottle Garlic Herb Sabra Spreads
  • Salt, pepper + garlic powder to taste (I used 1/2 teaspoon each)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 8 slices whole grain bread (gluten-free if needed)
  • 1 apple, thinly sliced
  • 4 slices vegan cheese (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil over medium heat and add the brussels sprouts. Saute until tender, about 3 – 4 minutes.
  2. While the brussels sprouts are cooling, add the chickpeas to a large bowl along with ⅓ cup of Garlic Herb Sabra Spreads (or hummus of choice). Mash this mixture with a fork until most of the chickpeas are broken down, but some large chunks remain. Add salt, pepper and garlic powder and mix to combine.
  3. Add the brussels sprouts into the chickpea salad and mix again until combined.
  4. Spread 2 teaspoon of coconut oil onto the outer sides of the bread. Place bread coconut oil side down and build the sandwiches. Place 1 – 2 tablespoons of the Sabra Spread onto each slice of bread and smooth with a knife. Top on side with a large scoop of chickpea-brussels mixture and flatten it down with a fork. Top with sliced apple, vegan cheese and the other slice of bread.
  5. Cook sandwiches over medium-low heat until golden brown and crispy, about 2 – 3 minutes. Flip and cook again until crispy.
  6. Slice sandwiches in half and enjoy!

To learn more about the new Sabra Spreads and to see if they’re in a store near you, visit sabra.com/hummus!

Respectfully borrowed from www.self.com

 

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