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Red-Lentil Hummus


Hummus is traditionally made from chickpeas. This version is just as tasty, and because lentils have more fiber and protein, it's even healthier.

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  • Yield: Makes 1 1/4 cups

Photography: Romulo Yanes

Source: Martha Stewart Living, January/February 2014


  • 1 cup cooked red lentils
  • 1 clove chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper
  • Za'atar spice blend


  1. Pulse lentils, garlic, tahini, 3 tablespoons olive oil, and lemon juice in a food processor until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. To serve, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with spice blend.

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  • gbswoman1aolc
    9 AUG, 2016
    Red Lentil Hummus
  • gbswoman1aolc
    9 AUG, 2016
    Red Lentil Hummus