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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

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.

  • prep: 10 mins
    total time: 10 mins
  • yield: Makes 1 1/4 cups
Photography: Romulo Yanes


  • 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. Step 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.