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Lentil Dip with Tahini and Lemon

This Mediterranean lentil-tahini-lemon dip is so rich in flavor and nutrition, it will become a weekly favorite!
Course Appetizer, dip, Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword Dip, Lentils
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author OliveTomato.com



  • Boil the lentils for about 20 minutes with a bay leaf.
  • Strain and remove the bay leaf
  • In a pan sauté the garlic with cumin for a minute.
  • Add the tomatoes, tahini, cilantro, lemon juice, water and salt and pepper and simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the lentils, mix gently.
  • Serve in a bowl or dish drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with chopped cilantro.