Red Pepper Hummus Pita Sandwiches

Dinner ready in 15 minutes! Hummus made at home using bell pepper and Progresso® chick peas, packed along with lettuce and cucumber in pita bread halves gives you these fresh and crunchy sandwiches! Perfect if you love Middle Eastern cuisine.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4

Ingredients

Hummus

1
(15 oz) can Progresso™ Chick Peas, drained, rinsed
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1
tablespoon olive oil
2
garlic cloves, chopped
1/3
cup drained roasted red bell peppers (from 7.25-oz jar)

Sandwiches

8
lettuce leaves
1
cucumber, thinly sliced
4
(6 inch) whole wheat pita (pocket) breads, halved
  • 1 In food processor bowl with metal blade, combine chick peas, lemon juice, oil and garlic; process 1 to 2 minutes or until smooth. Add roasted peppers; process 30 to 60 seconds or until peppers are finely chopped.
  • 2 To assemble sandwiches, place lettuce leaf and cucumber slices in each pita bread half. Spoon about 3 tablespoons hummus in each.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    370
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    360mg
    360%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    61g
    61%
    (Dietary Fiber
    11g
    11%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    14g
    14%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    80%;
    Vitamin C
    50%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 3 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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