LENTIL HUMMUS

Love Hummus?

Can’t tolerate chickpeas?
Try this amazingly simple and smooth recipe!

Hummus is a super-food for your gut bacteria, but not everyone can tolerate those chickpeas. So here is a different version made using spilt yellow peas.

Happy tummy, happy gut bacteria - win win!

INGREDIENTS

  • 100g yellow split peas
  • A handful of chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp Himalayan or Celtic sea salt
  • 1 small chili chopped (the hotter you like it, the more you could add!)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 5 tblspns Olive Oil
  • 1 tblspns lemon juice
  • 1 tblsp sesame seeds
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped

METHOD

  1. Soak split peas overnight.
  2. In the morning drain your peas
  3. Meanwhile, bring a medium sized saucepan of water to a rolling boil. Add the peas and boil until tender ( approx 30 mins)
  4. Drain and add all but the olive oil together in a blender.
  5.  Gradually add the olive oil until desired consistency is reached.
  6. Enjoy with vege sticks or crackers
  7. Nom Nom!!!

High in vegetable protein, a great vegetarian source of protein and mono-unsaturated fats, minerals and vitamins A, C B6, B12, D, calcium and magnesium