Red lentils hummus

 

Hummus with a twist, made with spicy red lentils, gets a new culinary interest and makes us want to include it in our menu right here, right now!

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 cup of dried red lentils
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons of tahini
  • 4 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 teaspoons of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin powder
  • ½ of a teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Bring the water to boil. Then add the lentils and reduce heat to low.
  • Simmer until all the liquid has been absorbed by the lentils, about 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Place the lentils and the rest of the ingredients in the bowl of a food processor and pulse until smooth. Scrape down the sides of the bowl if needed.
  • Spoon the hummus into a bowl and sprinkle with some more smoked paprika if desired and serve.

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