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Orange Lentil Hummus

Orange Lentil Hummus

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 2 cups



  • 1 cup Pereg Natural Orange Lentils, rinsed
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 Tablespoons tahini
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil, plus more for garnish
  • 2-3 tablespoons water, for desired consistency
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Sweet paprika for garnish



  1. Put lentils in a 2-quart saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to a medium low and simmer uncovered until the lentils are tender, about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Strain and let cool.
  2. Place lentils in a food processor and add garlic and tahini and pulse until combined. Then add olive oil, water, lemon juice, cumin, salt and pepper and blend until smooth.
  3. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and garnish with paprika and serve with pita bread and raw vegetables.


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