Red Lentil Dip

Red Lentil Dip

 

Red Lentil Dip
 
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Yields: 4 cups
Ingredients
  • 2 cups red lentils, rinsed well and picked over
  • 2T coconut oil
  • ¼ cup raw sunflower seeds
  • 2 cups onions, diced
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons cumin powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon fennel powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon salt, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • ⅓ cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
Instructions
  1. Place lentils in a large pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil Simmer for 10-15 minutes, until lentils are soft.
  2. Drain in a mesh strainer and set aside.
  3. Combine spices in a bowl and set aside.
  4. Add 2 tablespoons coconut oil to a large skillet on medium high heat. Saute 2 cups onions for 5 minutes until onions soften.
  5. Add garlic and saute for 2 minutes, stirring often to prevent burning.
  6. Add spice mixture and saute for another minute. Stir in tomato paste.
  7. Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice.
  8. Process lentils and onion-spice until smooth. ADjust seasoning with more salt.
  9. Garnish with cilantro and serve warm or cold with your favorite gluten free crackers!

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