Cook's Corner

Hummus Gobbler


Hummus gobblers.1 slice whole wheat bread

1 red, yellow, or green bell pepper 1 carrot

1 black bean, cut in half (black olive pieces can be used as a substitute)

1 teaspoon hummus


  1. Use a round cookie cutter to cut the bread into two 1-inch circles.
  2. Cut the pepper into strips.
  3. Cut the carrot into long and short sticks.
  4. Cut the bean in half.
  5. Spread the hummus onto one bread circle, and cover with the other circle.
  6. Put the bell pepper strips around the top of the sandwich for feathers.
  7. Put two long carrot sticks on the bottom of the sandwich for legs.
  8. Put one short carrot stick on either side of each long carrot stick for feet.
  9. Put a small piece of bread crust and a strip of bell pepper on the sandwich for the wattle.
  10. Put the black bean halves on the sandwich for eyes.

Makes 1 serving

Safety tips: To prevent injuries, an adult should slice ingredients. To prevent choking, do not give children under age 3 foods that may cause choking (for example, whole grapes, raw carrots, raisins). For children ages 3 to 5, modify these foods (for example, chopping raw carrots finely or into thin strips).