• Green Lentil and Fennel Hummus


    2 Quarts

    • Ingredients
    • Canola oil
      2 oz.
    • Onion, medium dice
      ½ cup
    • Fennel bulb, medium dice
      1 each
    • Garlic, minced
      1 oz.
    • 4 cups
    • Anise or fennel seed, ground
      1 tsp.
    • Tahini paste
      ½ cup
    • Lemon, juice of
      1 each
    • Salt
      as needed
    • Ground black pepper
      as needed
    • Water
      as needed


    1. Heat oil in a sauté pan and sweat the onion and fennel until softened, about 5 minutes.
    2. Add garlic and cook until fragrant. Set aside to cool.
    3. Combine all the ingredients in the bowl of a food processor and process until smooth, adding liquid as necessary to create a thick, smooth paste.
    4. Adjust seasoning to taste and serve warm or chilled.
     This recipe can be served as part of a Lentil Hummus Bar as shown in the above video.