Lentil Walnut Spread

Course: Appetizers / Snacks
Difficulty: Easy
Pulse Type: Lentils
Specialty Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Nutrition: 300 calories or less
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 8 people


  • 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


  1. Wash the lentils, cover with cold water, bring to a boil, and cook until soft, about 1 hour.
  2. 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.