Red Lentil Hummus
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This simple hummus recipe replaces chickpeas with red lentils for a unique taste that is both flavorful and low on calories.
Recipe type: Appetizer/Snack
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Serves: About 2 cups
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • Juice from 1 large lemon
  • 1.5 cups red lentils, cooked
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. coconut aminos (or soy sauce)
  • 1 Tbsp. nutritional yeast
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1–5 Tbsp. water
  • Dash of paprika
  1. Add all ingredients to food processor or blender and begin to mix. Add water 1 Tbsp. at a time until a smooth consistency is produced. Garnish with paprika and serve.
This recipe is gluten-free.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2 Tbsp. Calories: About 75
Recipe by The Nut-Free Vegan at