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Easy Healthy Oil-Free Lentil Protein Dip

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!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4
Calories 223 kcal


  • Sieve
  • Blender/food processor
  • Sauce pan


  • 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.


Calories: 223kcal
Keyword healthy, hummus, oilfree, plantbased, protein, redlentil
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