Caramelized Onion Hummus

I hope you enjoyed your weekend… I did! I was in Savannah celebrating a close friend’s wedding. It was a beautiful wedding, and Savannah is a gorgeous, historic city. Now, it’s back to reality. Good news is that this heat wave finally broke, and what better way to celebrate then with this delicious Caramelized Onion Hummus. I caramelized onions and then pureed them with garlic, chickpeas, tahini, fresh rosemary, and lemon juice. This hummus is creamy and full of flavor. Enjoy and enjoy your week!
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 cups canned chickpeas, drained, liquid reserved
  • 1 tbsp fresh rosemary, roughly chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/3 cup tahini (sesame paste)
  • 6 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice (about 2 lemons)
  • 2 tablespoons water or liquid from the chickpeas
  1. In a medium saute pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onions and turn heat to low, caramelizing onions until translucent. Add onions to food processor.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and process until the hummus is pureed. Add more water or liquid from chickpeas until desired smoothness. Serve hummus with toasted pita or bread.

*Adapted from Food Network


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5 responses to “Caramelized Onion Hummus

  1. Addition of that onion sounds really good.

  2. mom

    This hummus was delicious. Caramelizing the onions really gave it a sweet taste. I actually bought some tahini today to make my own.

  3. I have tried so many different types of hummus but not any with caramelized onions! Being an onion lover, i bet i would be snacking on these any chance i get 😉

  4. Caramelized onions and rosemary are both fabulous additions to hummus!

  5. Wow, this sounds great. All ingredients that I love!

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