Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay
Lentil and Split Pea Dip with Roasted Garlic Naan
Total:
1 hr
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
45 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
45 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 head roasted garlic
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 pieces naan
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro or parsley leaves
  • Lentil and Split Pea Dip, recipe follows
Lentil and Split Pea Dip:
  • 1 cup dried lentils, picked over
  • 1 cup split peas, picked over
  • 1/3 cup plus 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 2 teaspoons turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 cup (packed) fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. 

Squeeze pulp from head of roasted garlic into a small food processor. Add oil, cumin, cayenne, lemon zest, and salt and pepper and process until smooth.

Spread garlic mixture evenly over the naan, place on a baking sheet, and bake until just heated through and slightly crispy, about 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with cilantro or parsley. Cut into pieces and serve warm with the Lentil and Split Pea Dip.

Lentil and Split Pea Dip:

Cook lentils and split peas in large pot of boiling salted water until very tender, about 35 minutes. Drain. 

Heat 1/3 cup oil in heavy large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and saute until onion is soft. Add turmeric and cumin and cook 30 seconds. Transfer mixture to a food processor. Add cooked lentils and split peas, cilantro, lemon juice, chili powder and remaining 3 tablespoons oil. Process until smooth. Season generously with salt and pepper. Transfer to a medium bowl.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Get the Recipe

Gabriele's Limoncello 01:28

Gabriele shares his family recipe for a delicious summertime libation.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Heavenly Sauteed String Beans with Garlic

Recipe courtesy of Patti LaBelle

Refried Beans

Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger

Really Simple Bean Burgers

Recipe courtesy of Pam Anderson

Chicken and White Bean Chili

Recipe courtesy of Cooking Channel

Black Bean Soup

Recipe courtesy of Food Network

On TV

So Much Pretty Food Here