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oh my sandwich

Blueberry Scottish oats to start the day off right.

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Time to break out the chickpea flour!  I’ve seen a lot of recipes for hummus made with chickpea flour and figured it would probably be super creamy and easy to make.

Don’t worry, it’s supposed to look like lumpy at this stage.

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It ends up looking like this.

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Chickpea Flour Hummus

I used the Bob’s Red Mill recipe, changing just a few things like all water, instead of water + veggie broth.

I topped mine with hot sauce and toasted cumin seeds.

The smoothest hummus this girl has ever dipped a carrot in.  I used to hate hummus!

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It took all my energy of the day to make the hummus and the following sandwich.  This could be, probably is, one of my top 5 favorite sandwiches ever.  This is a twist on grilled cheese.  It’s nothing like grilled cheese at all.  I would say it’s better.

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I’m also thinking this hummus will be a great sub when  making egg salad, which is something I love and never make.  I’m not a fan of mayo, but will eat a small amount of it in egg salad.

I love eggs.  Have you figured that out yet?

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Grilled Hummus + Egg Sandwich

  • 2 slices toast [I used GF millet bread]

  • Earth Balance [the soy free kind for me!] or butter

  • hummus

  • 1 hardboiled egg, or 1 pour, poke, + spread egg

  • pickles or sweet pickle relish [liquid drained]

  • salt + pepper

optional - but would be awesome additions

  • nutritional yeast [I used about ~1/2T of this]

  • tomato past

  • smoked paprika

  • cucumber

  1. Heat pan just under medium heat.

  2. Butter 2 sides of bread.

  3. Spread a nice thick coating of hummus on both sides.

  4. Slice hard boiled egg and place on 1 side.

  5. Close sandwich and place in pan.

  6. Cook until golden brown and flip.

  7. Peal back top slice, add pickles, s+p and whatever other toppings you want.

  8. Let cook until golden brown, cut + serve.

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I held the sandwich, looking at it, excited for every single next bite.  The millet bread is small, so this was gone in no time.

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And then it was naptime.


Reader Comments (68)

That hummus does look super creamy - I thought it was a soup at first! I'll have to give that recipe a try once I find some chickpea flour. Thanks! :-D

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterErika @ Food.Fitness.Fun

Your sandwich looks SO yummy- love eggs, too. And your breakfast... love anything with blueberry. Food porn!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBlog is the New Black

Om nom nom nom, that sandwich looks so good. Eggs are pretty much awesome, and so good for you! I once got some hummus that I loved, and it looked similar in texture, maybe it was made from some chickpea flour.

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBronwyn Coyne

This is really interesting! I've never heard/thought of making hummus with chickpea flour, but it definitely looks worth a try. Thanks for the inspiration!

Those oats look awesome, I really need to find some coconut butter!

That sandwich does look delicious! Does chickpea flour have fiber and protein like chickpeas do?

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLauren at KeepItSweet

My family just surprised me with buying chickpea flour from the store(God, they have me pinned). I can't wait to play around with it!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterEvan Thomas

Huh... I never ever would have thought of that, but that's brilliant!! :)

Great thinking,i'm going to have to try this, and that sandwhich looks amazing as well!!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJessica @ Dairy Free Betty

I FORGOT eggs on my grocery list!! Nearly 2 weeks at home without them. I'm going crazy!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKath

That sandwich looks amazing! I don't like mayo either, so that hummus would make an awesome egg salad :)

WOW lady- you never ever cease to amaze me! Chickpea flour seems to be the new popular and modern gluten free flour currently. In fact, CE just featured a chickpea sacca bake, quite similar to yours. After that I ordered the flour on iherb. No questions asked :-)

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterNamaste Gurl

That looks incredible. I can't say anything else.

That sandwich looks amazing! I think I need to make that and the hummus this weekend!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLindsey

Ummm holy cow that looks amazing and I now must get chickpea flour stat!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJoy

wow. is all I have to say

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBrittany

I love all the food you make, it always looks great! I am so jealous! Your photots are amazing, too!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSarah

I'm a hummus addict, but never have made it from the flour -- chickpea flour is on my list for today's shopping trip! thanks :)

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterlauren

Hummus + egg seems like it'd be a great combo - never thought of it! I wonder if I could make egg salad using hummus instead of mayo (had a bad experience and can't usually stomach it, but I miss egg salad!)

ooh hummus and eggs, i bet that is good!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterrachel

ooo I need to try this! I love eggs in a sandwich!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMarina

AHHH please hand me this sandwich through my computer screen.. kay, thanks!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCarrie (Moves 'N Munchies)

that looks like a sandwich to beat all!

enjoy your weekend :)

Totally trying the chickpea flour hummus! I love chickpeas and have been using it for years. I really like to make socca with it, and also chickpea flour is a great thickener for soups. But I never made hummus with it, definitely am going to try it, tomorrow for sure. And what a great idea to use it in egg salad, I don't eat egg salad because I can't stand mayo, just can't get past the taste of it. But mixing eggs with hummus will be delicious. See, why haven't I thought about doing this? And I know eggs + hummus go well together because I eat that all the time.
You can also fill boiled egg white halves with hummus for a healthier twist on deviled eggs! (I don't like deviled eggs, the mayo again...)
I also like eggs!
Thanks for sharing the hummus Ashley!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAna

GREAT idea for deviled eggs!!! Thanks!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAshley

I will add the "grab it" button next time. ;)

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAshley

Definitely going to make egg salad with hummus from now on!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAshley

It does seem to be popping up a lot lately! Glad you found it on iherb!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAshley

Gasppppp!!!!! I will send you a chicken!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAshley

That's awesome. They know you too well!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAshley

Yes! Most definitely. It's just ground chickpeas.

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAshley

Do not buy it!!! It's really expensive. All you need is unsweetened, shredded coconut, which will only run you a couple bucks for the whole bag. Throw that all in a food processor, or probably a blender [not sure] and process until creamy. It shouldn't take too long at all!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAshley

I love open-faced sandwiches topped with eggs! I've never had the hummus+egg combo though. Looks fantastic!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterHaleigh

You used to hate hummus?! Impossible!

Enjoy your nap. I love napping on the weekends too.

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLee

your oats pictures never fail to make me hungry! :)
cathy b.

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered Commentercathy b. @ bright bakes

Your blueberry scottish oats sound AMAZING! I know this is going to sound like a stupid question but have you ever tried using frozen blueberries in a microwaved hot cereal? I don't have access to a stove so I always make my morning oats/barley/quinoa/etc. in the microwave. I'm just trying to figure out how to use blueberries in it without them still being frozen (if I add at the end) or losing their flavor (if I microwave too long).

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRaychel

yes, you need to try hummus in egg salad!

Even better, make some deviled eggs with hummus in the filling instead of mayo. YUM. So, so good! And add a pinch of smoked paprika - puts it over the top :)

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterbrandi

I am always looking for new ways to make hummus and never knew you could use chickpea flour! It looks so creamy and delicious, as do your oats.

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMaddie (Healthy Maddie)

totally trying hummus and egg!! omg that looks so freaking good! urgh im just mad at myself because i was going to buy scottish oats today but instead decided to stick with my regular quick oats!


January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKelsey @ Snacking Squirrel

What an awesomely unique recipe! I will have to try this one!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCamille

Hummus and eggs are two of my favorite foods. I would have never thought to combine them in a sandwich. I must try this!

i make omelets with hummus and cheese all the time -- love the combo, so i bet i would love this! hope you're feeling 100% better!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCharliegirl

oh my, I do not even know where to begin...everything looks amazing! I especially want that egg hummus sandwich :) We have not made hummus yet with flour, now we will have too, looks like something we would just love!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPure2raw twins

Thanks for the great hummus recipe! I have been wanting to make hummus with the chickpea flour but the first time was a total fail. Looking forward to making this, just have to purchase some tahini..

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterEmily

Oh wow!! I am drooling thinking about this beauty! What a wonderful creation. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKaleigh

I just made raw almond butter the other day, ABSOLUTELY ten times better than jarred! Slash I have never thought of making hummus with chickpea flour, that is absolutely genius and I will try that next time I am out of chickpeas (or don't want to clean my food processor) ;)

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKatelyn @ Chef Katelyn

That looks like such creamy goodness! Trying chickpea flour stat!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKrissy @ Make It Naked

mmmm, eggs and naps. so good. i had been steering clear of egg yolks for a long time... to cut down on calories, mostly. i just started eating whole eggs again a few weeks ago, and they are maybe my favorite food ever. ridiculous, that i can make 6 dinners for $2 and it feels like the most decadent thing ever. Haha.

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKristen @ Kristen, Sweetly

Looks like delicious hummus soup!!! I need to track down that chickpea flour big time!!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterChristin@purplebirdblog

Hi! *new commenter* Wow your hummus looks SO CREAAAAMY. I agree, almost soup-like! Btw I love the way you garnished it :)

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDiana @ VEGeneration

Alright! I am totally making this...AND that sandwich! Yum!

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterHeather

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