You may never want to buy store bought hummus again. This Flavorful Caramelized Onion Hummus is irresistible!
4.5 from 2 votes
Nutrition Facts
Flavorful Caramelized Onion Hummus
Amount Per Serving (0.25 cup)
Calories 78 Calories from Fat 20
% Daily Value*
Fat 2.2g3%
Saturated Fat 0.3g2%
Sodium 380.4mg17%
Carbohydrates 11.6g4%
Fiber 2.9g12%
Sugar 1.3g1%
Protein 2.8g6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Servings:8 1/4 cup servings
Flavorful Caramelized Onion Hummus
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
The perfect snack with crackers, pita chips or fresh cut veggies!
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil + more to top hummus, as desired
  • 1 medium to large yellow or white onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 15 oz. can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed
  • 3 tablespoons tahini (ground sesame seeds)
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (about 1/2 lemon), juiced
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • dash of pepper
  • 2-4 tablespoons water (as needed for desired consistency)
  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion slices to skillet and cook for about 40 minutes, stirring every couple of minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, add all other hummus ingredients (except water) to the bowl of a food processor and set aside until onion slices are ready.
  3. Once onion slices are caramelized, allow them to cool slightly. Then add them to the food processor bowl with the other hummus ingredients. (If desired, reserve a small amount of onions for garnishing hummus)
  4. Process ingredients until smooth. Add water as needed for desired consistency.
  5. Transfer hummus to a serving bowl and garnish with additional caramelized onion slices. Serve with crackers, pita chips and/or raw veggies or use as a spread for wraps and sandwiches.
Author: Kim Lee
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: onion hummus

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