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Red lentil lime & coriander hummus
4.84 from 6 votes

Red Lentil, Lime & Coriander Hummus

An easy recipe for a healthy red lentil hummus flavoured with lime and coriander
Servings: 2
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins


  • 100 g red lentils
  • 1 Lime – juiced
  • 2 tbs tahini
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 10 – 15 stalks fresh coriander – to taste
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Rinse the lentils and place in a large pan, cover with water and boil for about 15 minutes until the lentils are soft – if your lentils have been knocking around in the back of the cupboard for some time you will need to cook them for a bit longer.
  • Once cooked drain through a sieve and rinse well. Use the back of a wooden spoon, or your hands to squeeze as much water from the lentils as you can.
  • Once cool place the lentils, lime juice, tahini, garlic, coriander and olive oil into a mini chopper or food processor, or use a stick blender in a deep container and whizz until smooth.
  • Add more coriander and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Scoop out into a bowl, garnish with a drizzle of olive oil and some coriander leaves and serve with Barbecue Popchips and crudites.
• Please note that the nutrition information provided below is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
• Unless stated otherwise cup conversions have been made with an online tool. For accuracy please check with your favoured conversion tool. We recommend buying inexpensive digital kitchen scales.
Calories: 312kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 12mg | Potassium: 588mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 540IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 4.6mg