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Orange Lentil Hummus



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.


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.


Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and garnish with paprika and serve with pita bread and raw vegetables.

Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 20 min
Serves: 2 cups


  • 1 cup Pereg Natural Orange Lentils, rinsed purchase
  • 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 purchase
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper purchase
  • Sweet paprika for garnish

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