Asian Salad Hummus Flatbread

Hummus doesn’t just have to be for dipping! This Asian salad hummus flatbread is perfect for a quick lunch or a light summertime supper. Full of protein and packed full of flavor. 

Asian Salad Hummus Flatbread by Nutmeg Nanny

Happy National Hummus Day! If you’re a hummus fan (who isn’t?) you need to stop what you are doing and start eating your weight in hummus since today is the day to do it! I haven’t made an official announcement yet BUT I teamed up with Sabra this year to talk your ear off about all their amazing products. While they are known for their hummus they also make some pretty awesome Greek yogurt dip and salsa. Their food makes all my snacking dreams come true.

Asian Salad Hummus Flatbread by Nutmeg Nanny

I’m normally a traditionalist when I comes to eating my hummus. I like to dip vegetables or super crunchy crackers – hello Triscuits. But my husband like to use it as a meal since he is not much of a snack person. So I threw together this super quick naan flatbread hummus pizza for his lunch and he was smitten. I used classic hummus but I think it would be amazing with spicy or lemon hummus. The choice is really yours. You can customize this dish in anyway you like. I like to serve it dressing free because when you take a bit of all the ingredients together the hummus sorta acts a dressing….if that makes sense.

Plus this dish is PACKED full of protein and will keep your feeling good through the afternoon “omg I need a nap because I’m crashing from my lunch” phase.

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Asian Salad Hummus Flatbread

This Asian salad hummus flatbread is perfect for a quick lunch or a light summertime supper. Full of protein and packed full of flavor.

Yield: 2 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 full pieces of naan
  • 1 cup classic hummus (I used Sabra)
  • 2 cups chopped salad mix
  • 1/2 cup grilled chicken, chopped (optional)
  • 1/4 cup steamed edamame
  • 1/4 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup dry roasted peanuts or cashews

Source: Inspired by a salad I saw at Wendy's (Please don't judge me)

Directions:

Toast your naan in your oven to make the bread soft and fresh tasting.

Spread 1/2 cup hummus onto each piece of naan.

Top each slice of naan with 1/4 cup chicken, 2 tablespoons edamame, 2 tablespoons tomatoes and 2 tablespoons peanuts or cashews.

Note: I like to keep this recipe salad dressing free because I think the hummus adds plenty of moisture to the salad. However, if your prefer dressing a simple oil and vinegar mixture will work lovely.

Disclosure: This post contains affiliated links for Amazon.com and is also sponsored by my friends over at Sabra. As always, all opinions, ramblings and random nonsensical thoughts are my own. 

30 Responses to “Asian Salad Hummus Flatbread”

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    Rachel Cooks — May 15, 2014 at 7:45 am

    This looks AMAZING. Might need to be my lunch today.

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    Jennie @themessybakerblog — May 15, 2014 at 8:16 am

    I want to chow down on this gorgeous flatbread. Love it. Pinned it.

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    Paula - bell'alimento — May 15, 2014 at 9:21 am

    I’m diggin on this! Absolute love hummus!

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    Sarah Caron (Sarah's Cucina Bella) — May 15, 2014 at 9:21 am

    I want that for lunch today. It looks so good. YUM!

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    Renee - Kudos Kitchen — May 15, 2014 at 9:22 am

    I had no idea that today is National Hummus Day! This looks fantastic and your photos are stunning! LOVE hummus!!!

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    Marjory @ Dinner-Mom — May 15, 2014 at 10:17 am

    This looks so fresh and fabulous! I’m a humus day fan too!!!

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    Kim (Feed Me, Seymour) — May 15, 2014 at 11:16 am

    I am a HUGE sucker for anything with naan and hummus. So this is totally something I’d dig!

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    Stephanie @ Back For Seconds — May 15, 2014 at 11:31 am

    hummus day? ok, i am totally up for celebrating with this for lunch!!

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    Tasha @ ThatsSoYummy — May 15, 2014 at 11:33 am

    I LOVE hummus, this looks so fresh!

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    Becca @ Crumbs and Chaos — May 15, 2014 at 11:44 am

    I love this!!

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    Amy @Very Culinary — May 15, 2014 at 11:54 am

    I have all of these ingredients. Big shocker, I know. (Well, except for the peanuts because of the kids’ allergy… will sub cashews instead. Crisis averted) Totally making this!

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    Angie — May 15, 2014 at 12:21 pm

    This flatbread looks amazing with that asian salad!

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    Samantha — May 15, 2014 at 12:24 pm

    This looks pretty darn awesome! I love that putting salad on bread is totally a thing.

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    Christiane ~ Taking On Magazines — May 15, 2014 at 12:55 pm

    Congratulations on the Sabra gig. I wish you many, many bowls of hummus. 🙂 The flatbread, by the way, looks absolutely amazing.

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    Laura @ Laura's Culinary Adventures — May 15, 2014 at 2:23 pm

    What a great way to eat a salad! It makes it a little more transportable too.

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    christine — May 15, 2014 at 3:10 pm

    Wow, that looks really great! Totally something I’d never think to make…..until now!

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    Courtney @ Neighborfood — May 15, 2014 at 3:35 pm

    Ummm YES! This is exactly the kind of dinner I crave during the summer. So fresh!

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    Jen — May 15, 2014 at 10:05 pm

    I agree – in fact I almost never eat hummus as a dip. Make a really great option for vegetarian sandwiches.

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    Marly — May 16, 2014 at 12:19 am

    All I need to do is leave the chicken out and this is a perfect vegan salad. I love it served on the naan. Looks great!

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    cheri — May 16, 2014 at 11:15 am

    Hummus is always a favorite around our house. What a clever idea with the flatbread.

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    Miriam Pascal — May 16, 2014 at 11:28 am

    Oh my. I absolutely love this idea! The flavors are so up my alley, and that flatbread is calling my name!

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    Colleen (Souffle Bombay) — May 16, 2014 at 11:45 am

    Mmmm, a perfect lunch!

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    meredith in sock monkey slippers — May 16, 2014 at 11:59 am

    What a lunch!

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    Carol at Wild Goose Tea — May 16, 2014 at 9:50 pm

    This looks like something very very good to take to work for lunch. I work thru my lunch time and eat at my desk Soooooo my ‘break’ is to have something tasty and something I would look forward to. Plus not to involved to get ready. This would be a winning ticket. I agree the hummus adds lots of ‘goo’ without dressing, which is another BIG plus.

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    Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love. — May 18, 2014 at 1:56 am

    This looks all kinds of fantastic!

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    Joanne — May 18, 2014 at 6:47 am

    I don’t think I’ve ever seen hummus paired with Asian flavors before, but hey! Why not. Such a fun change-up on the classic hummus/flatbread pairing.

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