Summer squash, broccoli, and tomatoes are tossed with dressing and put in a hummus-lined pita for this vegetarian sandwich recipe. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist
Spicy Hummus:


Instructions Checklist
  • In a medium bowl, combine squash, broccoli, tomatoes, olives, and parsley; toss with salad dressing. Divide among six airtight storage containers or resealable plastic bags. Cover or seal and chill overnight.

  • To prepare the hummus: In a food processor, combine navy or cannellini beans (white kidney beans); Italian salad dressing; and brown mustard. Cover and process until smooth and spreadable. (Or mash beans with a potato masher or fork. Stir in salad dressing and mustard.) Transfer to an airtight storage container. Cover and chill for up to 1 week.

  • Spread the inside of each pita bread half or each tortilla with 2 tablespoons of the Spicy Hummus. If using tortillas, fold each in half. Wrap pita bread or tortillas in plastic wrap or place each in a covered storage container.

  • For each serving, pack a container with vegetable mixture and a pita or tortilla in an insulated container with an ice pack. Serve within 5 hours.

  • To serve, unfold tortilla if using. Add vegetable mixture to pita or tortilla. Fold or roll tortilla if using. Makes 4 pita pockets.

Nutrition Facts

166 calories; 2.4 g total fat; 0.2 g saturated fat; 599 mg sodium. 384 mg potassium; 31.2 g carbohydrates; 6 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 7.5 g protein; 577 IU vitamin a iu; 26 mg vitamin c; 63 mcg folate; 44 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 54 mg magnesium;