Sunflower Lentil Dip

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Our Sunflower Lentil Dip is a great recipe to add to your catalog of healthy dips.

Lentils are packed with protein, not to mention high in fiber, vitamins, and folate, which makes them a great addition to any healthy diet. Our Sunflower Lentil Dip is a great recipe to add to your catalog of healthy dips. Creamy lentils are combined with herbs, vegetables, lemon juice, and sunflower seeds to make a thick and flavorful dip that’s perfect with fresh vegetables, wheat pita, or crackers. It would make for a good appetizer or filling daytime snack!

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Sunflower Lentil Dip

Needs a healthy dip option? Look no further and enjoy this nutritious and delicious Sunflower Lentil Dip, perfect for vegetables or crackers.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Yield 16 people
Serving Size 3 tablespoons
Course Condiment, Snack
Cuisine American
Author SkinnyMs.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups red lentils cooked until tender
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
  • 2 tablespoons celery finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon red onion finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon tarragon fresh, minced
  • 2 tablespoons parsley fresh, minced

Instructions

  • In a food processor, combine lentils, lemon juice, salt, pepper, garlic, and olive oil. Pulse until smooth.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients.
  • Serve with warm whole-wheat pita, fresh veggies, or your favorite cracker!

Nutrition Information

Serving: 3tablespoons | Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 68mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 3
Keywords Gluten-Free, Low-Carb, Quick and Easy, Vegetarian

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4 Comments

  1. The hummus in the pic looks smooth… no bits of celery, onion, parsley, tarragon… no whole sunflower seeds—other than a few placed on top. So, from the pic, it looks like all those things got put into the blender…

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