Imagine miniature open sandwiches – that’s what these are: child-friendly toppings on bread fingers. Perfect for a medieval afternoon tea party. With a little more imagination you can make dragon backs with different colours, as in the variations.
Dietary: suitable for milk-free, nut-free, vegetarian
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: no cooking required
1 piece of bread (ready-sliced, 50/50)
1 tsp soya/milk-free margarine
1 Tbsp hummus
6 slices cucumber
- Spread the margarine/ milk-free spread and hummus on the bread.
- Cut bread into four
- Cut cucumber slices in half and stand cut side up onto along the length of the
This recipe has been donated by Catherine McNeill, Registered Associate Nutritionist
Total calories: 136 kcal
Fat: 8.3 g
Saturated Fat: 0.8 g
Carbohydrate: 10 g
Total sugar: 1.1 g
Fibre: 2.2 g
Protein: 4.2 g
Salt: 0.54 g
- A 50/50 bread has been used to increase the fibre content in this finger
- This recipe is also a good source of protein with chickpeas and bread contributing complementary sources of amino acids needed for growth and development.
- It is also a good source of folates (vitamin B9), which helps the body form healthy red blood cells.
- Small tomatoes or rounds of carrots could be used to make dragons with different coloured
- Hummus may contain tahini (sesame seed paste). A nut butter, purée of roasted carrots or broad beans could be used instead of
- Use wholemeal or seeded bread for children over 5.
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