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Turkey Sandwiches With Red Pepper Hummus

A homemade red pepper hummus from our home economists sets this grilled sandwich apart from all the rest. Feel free to experiment with other varieties of breads, meats and cheeses.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling Cook: 5 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped roasted sweet red peppers, drained
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 8 slices rye bread
  • 4 slices Muenster cheese
  • 8 thin slices cooked turkey
  • 1 small red onion, sliced
  • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced


  • For hummus, combine the first seven ingredients in a blender; cover and process until smooth. Transfer to a small bowl; cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Spread butter on one side of each slice of bread; spread hummus on the other side. Place four slices buttered side down on a griddle. Layer with cheese, turkey, onion, tomatoes and remaining bread, hummus side down. Toast for 2-3 minutes on each side or until bread is lightly browned and cheese is melted.

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