Modern BLT with white-bean-wasabi hummus

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PREP TIME

20 min

TOTAL TIME

30 min

Makes

4 Servings

Modern BLT with white-bean-wasabi hummus

Modern BLT with white-bean-wasabi hummus.
Photo, Roberto Caruso.

The humble sandwich goes haute. Build a better sandwich with a few fresh ingredients and some creative upgrades.


Ingredients

  • 540-mL can navy beans , drained and rinsed
  • 1 garlic clove , minced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp wasabi paste
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 1/2 cup shelled edamame , cooked
  • 2-Jan English cucumber , thinly sliced
  • 2 tomatoes , thinly sliced
  • 8 slices light rye bread

Instructions

  • Whirl beans with garlic, oil, lemon juice, wasabi and salt in a food processor until smooth. Set aside.
  • Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high. Cook bacon until crispy, about 3 min.
  • Spread a layer of hummus on 4 slices of bread. Top each with edamame, cucumber, bacon and tomato, and sandwich with remaining bread.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 417,
  • Protein
  • 18 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 61 g,
  • Fat
  • 12 g,
  • Fibre
  • 9 g,
  • Sodium
  • 1125 mg.

Cooking Time:

To thaw, stir frozen shelled edamame with 2 tbsp water in a microwave- safe bowl. Microwave 1 min.

Storage Tip:

Leftover hummus keeps well, covered and refrigerated, up to a week.