Easy Healthy Oil-Free Lentil Protein Dip
Don't like chickpeas? Or your stomach doesn't? - Don't worry, we got you covered with this red lentil hummus alternative!
- 1 cup dried red lentils 200g
- 2 garlic cloves
- 3 tbsp tahini
- 1 tsp smoked paprika
- 1 lemon
- Salt and pepper to taste
Prepare the lentils. Cook them according to packet instructions. When they're tender, strain them through a sieve and leave them to cool to room temperature.
Prepare your hummus. Peel and roughly chop the garlic. Cut the lemon in half and squeeze the juice into a blender, catching any pips in your free hand.
Add the garlic, tahini, paprika, and lentils to a blender and blitz into a paste.
Taste the lentil dip, season to taste with salt and pepper and blitz to combine.