Difficulty Easy
Pulse Type Lentils
Specialty Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Recipe Contributed By California Walnuts

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Lentil Walnut Spread

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour


  • 1 cup lentils, dried
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 2 tsps mustard, Dijon
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper, to taste; or red pepper


  • Wash the lentils, cover with cold water, bring to a boil, and cook until soft, about 1 hour.
  • Drain the lentils and combine with the remaining ingredients in a food processor. Blend until smooth, adding water as necessary to achieve a spreadable consistency.