Lentil -Walnut Sandwich Spread Recipe

Looking for an easy Lentil -Walnut Sandwich Spread recipe? Learn how to make Lentil -Walnut Sandwich Spread using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by nanajack

Makes 11 servings



Tastes like ground beef only healthy.

Recipe Ingredients for Lentil -Walnut Sandwich Spread

3/4 c green lentils
3 c water
2 T olive oil
1 small onion, chopped
6 cloves garlic, chopped
1 T mirin
1 1/4 c walnuts, toasted
1 1/2 tsp dried basil
3 T yellow miso
1 1/2 tsp dried thyme
3/4 tsp black pepper

Recipe Directions for Lentil -Walnut Sandwich Spread

  1. Combine the lentils and 3 C water in a heavy saucrepan. Add the bay leaf and bring to a boil over high heat. Decrease the heat to medium-low, then covere and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes, or until the lentils are very tender. Drain, remove the bay leaf, and cool completely.

  2. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a heavy skillet over medium-low heat. Add the onion and garlic and saute for 8 minutes, or until the onion is golden brown. Stir in the mirin. Remove from the heat and cool completely.

  3. Chop the walnuts in a food processor until a paste forms, scraping down the sides of the bowl occasionally. Add the lentils and the onion mixture, process until smooth. Blend in the basil, miso, thyme, and pepper.

  4. Cover and refrigerate. Also works well as a spread for crackers.

Categories

Appetizers, Brunch

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 109.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
173
Calories from Fat
101
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.2g
17%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
190mg
8%
Potassium
229mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
12.4g
4%
Dietary Fiber
5.4g
22%
Sugars
1.3g
Protein
7.5g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 3% Iron 10%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
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