Stuff this into a whole wheat pita and top with paper thin slices of red onion and crisp lettuce, and you have a great meal! Or spread on French bread for an appetizer! Adapted from Vegetarian Times magazine.
Combine lentils and 1 1/2 cups water in a small saucepan, and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until lentils are tender and water is absorbed, 35-40 minutes. Drain well. Transfer to small bowl.
In small food processor (or blender), process walnuts and oil to smooth paste. With a spatula, scrape mixture into bowl with lentils. Mash to paste with a fork.
On a cutting board, cut garlic in half. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt. With flat side of knife, mash together. Add to lentil-walnut mixture along with spinach, broth, cumin, coriander and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Mix well. Cover and refrigerate up to 4 days.