Modern BLT with white-bean-wasabi hummus


  • Prep Time20 mins
  • Total Time30 mins
  • Makes4 Servings
Modern BLT with white-bean-wasabi hummus

Modern BLT with white-bean-wasabi hummus.
Photo, Roberto Caruso.

Chatelaine Triple Tested


  • 540-mL can navy beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

  • 2 tsp wasabi paste

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 8 slices bacon

  • 1/2 cup shelled edamame, cooked

  • 2-Jan English cucumber, thinly sliced

  • 2 tomatoes, thinly sliced

  • 8 slices light rye bread


  • Whirl beans with garlic, oil, lemon juice, wasabi and salt in a food processor until smooth. Set aside.

  • Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high. Cook bacon until crispy, about 3 min.

  • Spread a layer of hummus on 4 slices of bread. Top each with edamame, cucumber, bacon and tomato, and sandwich with remaining bread.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 417, Protein 18g, Carbohydrates 61g, Fat 12g, Fibre 9g, Sodium 1125mg.

Cooking Time:

To thaw, stir frozen shelled edamame with 2 tbsp water in a microwave- safe bowl. Microwave 1 min.

Storage Tip:

Leftover hummus keeps well, covered and refrigerated, up to a week.