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Veg Grilled Hummus Sandwich with Caramelized Onions

This Grilled Hummus Sandwich with Caramelized Onions is a delicious and hearty meal, perfect for lunch or a light dinner. It combines the creamy richness of hummus, the sweet and savory flavors of caramelized onions, and fresh, crisp vegetables, all wrapped up in perfectly grilled bread.

Veg Grilled Hummus Sandwich with Caramelized Onions

Ingredients:

2 large yellow onions, thinly sliced
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp maple syrup (optional)
Salt and pepper to taste

For the Sandwich:

8 slices of your favorite bread (sourdough, whole grain, or ciabatta work well)
1 cup hummus (store-bought or homemade)
1 large tomato, thinly sliced
1 cucumber, thinly sliced
1 avocado, thinly sliced
1 cup fresh spinach or arugula
Olive oil or vegan butter for grilling

Instructions:

Caramelize the Onions:
Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the sliced onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until they become soft and translucent, about 10 minutes.
Reduce the heat to low and continue to cook, stirring occasionally, until the onions are golden brown and caramelized, about 20-30 minutes. Add balsamic vinegar and maple syrup (if using) and cook for an additional 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Remove from heat and set aside.

Prepare the Sandwich:
Spread a generous layer of hummus on one side of each slice of bread.
On half of the bread slices, layer the caramelized onions, sliced tomato, cucumber, avocado, and fresh spinach or arugula. Top with the remaining bread slices, hummus side down.

Grill the Sandwich:
Heat a large skillet or grill pan over medium heat. Lightly brush the outside of each sandwich with olive oil or spread with vegan butter.
Place the sandwiches in the skillet and cook until the bread is golden brown and crispy, and the filling is heated through, about 3-4 minutes per side. Press down gently with a spatula to ensure even grilling.

Serve:
Remove the sandwiches from the skillet and let them cool slightly before slicing in half. Serve warm and enjoy!

This Grilled Hummus Sandwich with Caramelized Onions is a perfect blend of creamy hummus, sweet and savory caramelized onions, and fresh, crisp vegetables.

Tips:

Aroma:

The sandwich has an inviting aroma that combines the toasty scent of grilled bread with the sweet, rich smell of caramelized onions. The hummus adds a subtle nutty and garlicky note, and the fresh vegetables contribute a light, garden-fresh fragrance.
Serving:

This sandwich is best served warm, straight from the grill. It pairs well with a side salad or a bowl of soup for a more substantial meal. It’s perfect for a quick lunch, a casual dinner, or even a picnic.

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