Sunflower Lentil Spread

sunflower-lentil-spread RecipeJim Bathie


  • 1 (15-ounce) can lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
  • 1 celery stalk, finely diced
  • 1 scallion, finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 pitas, halved


1. Combine lentils, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a blender; process until smooth.

2. Stir in sunflower seeds, celery, scallions, and parsley.

3. Microwave pita at HIGH 1 minute. Serve with spread.

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  • Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving:180
Fat per serving:3g
Saturated fat per serving:0g
Monounsaturated fat per serving:1g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving:1.5g
Protein per serving:10g
Carbohydrates per serving:29g
Fiber per serving:10g
Cholesterol per serving:0mg
Sodium per serving:430mg
Rs per serving:3.1g

Good to Know

Lentils are a powerhouse provider of Resistant Starch. In this recipe, they help you get nearly a third of your way to your daily 10-gram goal.