Serve Red-Lentil Hummus with toasted pita bread, or your favorite veggies for a tasty party appetizer.Lentils make a strong argument for an alternative to traditional garbanzo bean hummus, as they are loaded with filling fiber and taste great too!

Sarah Copeland


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place lentils in a 2-quart pot; cover with 2 cups water. Boil, then reduce heat and simmer until tender (about 20 minutes).

  • Combine lentils, salt, tahini, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar, and coriander in a food processor and blend until smooth.

  • To serve: Spoon hummus into a shallow bowl. Drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with paprika and parsley. Top with Greek yogurt if desired.

Nutrition Facts

64 calories; fat 3.8g; saturated fat 0.5g; mono fat 2.1g; poly fat 0.8g; protein 3g; carbohydrates 5g; fiber 1g; cholesterolmg; iron 1mg; sodium 50mg; calcium 8mg.