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red lentil dip in a small bowl with colorful veggie chips around it

Lentil Dip

Vegan healthy and easy to whip up red lentil dip.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 cup red lentil
  • Water - just up to cover the lentils in a pot
  • 2 tablespoon water (for later to thin the dip a bit)
  • 4 tablespoon tahini
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • Salt and pepper by your taste

For garnish:

  • Herbs


  • In a pot, place the red lentil and cover with water.
  • Cook the lentils on high for 10 minutes until they start to soften.
  • Transfer the cooked lentils to a blender with the 2 tablespoons of water.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients to the blender and blend to a smooth paste.
  • Taste the dip and add more seasoning if needed.
  • Transfer to a bowl, garnish with herbs and serve with chips and drinks.