The perfect crispy snack for these sunny afternoons - summer is just around the corner!  


  • 1 cup red lentils 
  • 1/3 cup Colive Extra Virgin Olive Oil 
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp salt (more if you like)
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • poppy seeds (to sprinkle)


  1. Cover red lentils (1 cup) with water and soak for at least 1 hour.
  2. Drain the water and transfer red lentils into a food processor.
  3. Preheat your oven to 180°C.
  4. Add everything else (garlic, Colive Extra Virgin Olive Oil, tomato puree, cumin, salt, black pepper ) to the food processor except poppy seeds. 
  5. Process until you have a smooth paste-like mixture.
  6. Spread this mixture evenly on baking parchment (ours had a medium thickness - the thinner you spread it, the crispier the result will be)
  7. Sprinkle with poppy seeds and bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes. 
May 12, 2020 — Colive Team