Green Lentil Hummus
70 mins (prep 50)
18 ingredients
3 cups
For his take on the ubiquitous dip, Istanbul's star chef Mehmet Gurs uses earthy green lentils instead of chickpeas but stirs in a little of hummus's classic ingredient--tahini--for nuttiness. He also likes to flavor his hummus with spices, like cinnamon, or in this case, cumin.

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Serving Size (26.53 g)
Servings 3
Amount per Serving
Calories 127.75 Calories from Fat 96.39
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10.71g 49.44%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 22.47%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 15.12mg 1.89%
Total Carbohydrate 6.16g 6.16%
Dietary Fiber 1.9 g 22.76%
Sugars 0.03 g %
Protein 3.7g 22.21%
Vitamin A 13.48IU% Vitamin C 0.94mg%
Calcium 88.25mg% Iron 0.55mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
chicken stock or low-sodium broth, green lentils, plus, fresh lemon juice, ground cumin, chopped cilantro, sweet paprika