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Pizza Hummus

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Total time: 10 Minutes

Servings: 4-6

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Ingredients

Directions

Nutrition

Ingredients

    3 Tbsp (45 mL) canola oil

    3 Tbsp (45 mL) tomato paste

    2 tsp (10 mL) dried oregano

    1 tsp (5 mL) dried basil

    2 cups (500 mL) cooked split red lentils

    2 garlic cloves

    2 Tbsp (30 mL) lemon juice

    2 Tbsp (30 mL) hot water

    ¼ cup (60 mL) grated Parmesan cheese (reserve some for garnish)

    to taste, salt and pepper

    1 Tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh basil


Directions

  1. Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add tomato paste, oregano, and basil and cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring continuously.
  2. Transfer mixture to a food processor and add lentils, garlic, lemon juice, and hot water. Puree until smooth and creamy. Add cheese and pulse again. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Garnish with Parmesan cheese and chopped fresh basil. Serve with your favourite warm pita, crackers, or vegetable sticks.

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: 6 Tbsp (90 mL)
  • Per serving:
  • Calories 170
  • Total Fat 9 g
  • Saturated Fat 1 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Carbohydrates 16 g
  • Dietary Fibre 6 g
  • Sugar 2 g
  • Protein 8 g
  • Sodium 110 mg
  • Potassium 345 mg
  • Folate 123 mcg