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Calories In A Veggie Hummus Sandwich

Calorie Quiz: Size Up Your Sammie

With all the yummy veggies I'm harvesting from my garden, my go-to lunch has been a veggie sandwich. It seems so healthy since it's like a salad smooshed between two slices of bread, but let's build a sandwich step-by-step and see how many calories it really is.

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Let's start with the bread. Two slices of whole grain bread contain how many calories?

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Before the veggies, I smear two tablespoons of hummus on one side of the bread. How many calories is that?

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Add a 1/2 cup of mesclun salad greens and it adds how many calories?

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Sliced cukes are my fave, especially when they're fresh off the vine. How many calories in six slices?

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Fresh tomatoes are another treat. One sliced up small tomato contains how many calories?

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I'm a fan of sliced red peppers on my veggie sandwich. Add three rings and you'll add how many calories?

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What's a veggie sandwich without a little cheese? How many calories does one slice of cheddar add?

kl71389 kl71389 7 years
the multi-grain bread I use is only 45 calories per slice. i put tomatoes, sprouts, cucumber, red pepper, dijon mustard, spinach leaves, and a slice of 25 calorie fat free kraft classics cheese. delicious!
idanceinmycar idanceinmycar 7 years
Could probably easily cut the calories by stuffing everything in a wrap instead of bread.
danakscully64 danakscully64 7 years
The whole grain bread I buy is around 80 calories per slice too. I love veggie sandwiches, but the only time I ever really eat them is at Subway. Haven't been there in months because the bread is terrible.
amber512 amber512 7 years
amber512 amber512 7 years
Holy cow! My whole grin bread (ezekiel) is only 160 calories for two slices.
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