Vegetarian club

Vegetarian club

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(17 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 1
Give the traditional layered sandwich a meat-free twist by combining houmous with healthy tomato, watercress and carrot

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal299
  • fat7g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs50g
  • sugars15g
  • fibre7g
  • protein11g
  • salt1.5g
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Ingredients

  • 3 slices granary bread
  • 1 large handful watercress
    Watercress

    Watercress

    wort-er-cress

    With deep green leaves, and crisp, paler stems, watercress is related to mustard and is one of…

  • 1 carrot, peeled and coarsely grated
    Carrot

    Carrot

    ka-rot

    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • small squeeze lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 2 dessertspoons reduced-fat houmous
  • 2 tomatoes, thickly sliced
    Tomato

    Tomato

    toe-mart-oh

    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

Method

  1. Toast the bread. meanwhile mix the watercress, carrot, lemon juice and olive oil together. In a small bowl spread the houmous over each slice of toast. Top 1 slice with the watercress and carrot salad, sandwich with another slice of toast and top with the tomato. Lay the final slice of bread, houmous side down, then press down and eat as is or cut the sandwich into quarters.

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Jennyahurst
11th Sep, 2014
5.05
great combination of ingredients but calorie count posted seems to be around 200 calories short - so it is yummy but not as healthy as posted if you are on a weight loss plan!
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lagoonspace58
13th Jul, 2014
5.05
I had this sandwich for lunch twice now always enjoyed it very quick and easy to make i love it fantastic.
emmamoss
17th Jan, 2014
If your following the calories in this recepie be careful as the bread I had (Hovis Wholemeal Granary) 3 slices of racked the calories to over 300 before anything else was added! I assume if you use the buy ingredients perhaps the calorie content will be correct. Ignoring this factor, this was a tasty sarni.
mariaparisi
8th Jan, 2014
Made it for lunch today, I had to sprinkle the tomato slices with some salt and leave them to drain most liquids before I actually put them in the sandwich cause I didn't want the bread to become soaked. I used watercress and home made hummus as well as slices of multi grain bread.
buttons13
14th Mar, 2013
i did not have most of the ingredients listed so changed it. I made home made houmous and changed the vegetables.I toasted normal brown bread 3 slices like said,then on each slice on one side,i spread a bit of butter like you do with toast then added a drop of houmous and spread it on each.In a bowl i mixed lettuce,spinach and rocket and added a bit of caesar salad dressing to give it some flavor. Then shared it out on each slice of bread and put together.It would be nice with some slices of cheese to or though i didn't do this as don't eat cheese that much.I thought it was nice and healthy.
Ilikesoup
7th Jan, 2017
So u basically made something completely different but very tasty nonetheless :))
selinaaa
15th Feb, 2013
5.05
Forgot to rate
selinaaa
15th Feb, 2013
5.05
This was fantastic even my husband who wouldnt enjoy a meal without meat/chicken loved it. Made a slight tweak though. Replaced one carrot for oven roasted yellow pepper and baby spinach instead of watercress. And used soft wholemeal bun kept everything else same. Reallu quick, healthy and delish!!
woodsock
21st Nov, 2012
5.05
I never really enjoy hummus on sandwiches, although with the bread being toasted it looks more appealing.
dunkyrose
28th May, 2012
5.05
We had this for lunch recently and it was fantastic. We enjoyed it so much that we've already had it twice this week! We did it following the recipe as above although we used white bread and made our own homous and it was very enjoyable. We had it with a side of potato salad and really enjoyed it. I think many other sides would work with it as well from crisps to many other types of salads. Highly recommended lunch and lots of options to keep it varied, especially by changing the sides you have with it. I can see us having this lunch a lot this summer and I am so pleased we found this recipe. I have never been a fan of club sandwiches before but really loved these!

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