Caramelized Sweet Onion Hummus

Caramelized Sweet Onion Hummus

National Onion Association
Make this smooth hummus for your next get-together or for an easy snack!
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Course Snack
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 126 kcal


  • 1 Whole Garlic head
  • 4 Tablespoons Olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 Teaspoon Olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 Large Alsum sweet onion thinly sliced
  • 1 15-ounce Can of chickpeas
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon juice about ½ a lemon
  • ½ Cup Tahini
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Cut the top off of the head of garlic and place cut side down on a pan and drizzle with 1 teaspoon of olive oil.
  • Bake for 20-30 minutes or until garlic is soft. Let cool.
  • Once cool, squeeze out the garlic from each clove.
  • Next, cook onion in 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  • Stir the onion frequently until they begin to brown. Reduce the heat to low and continue to cook until the onions are soft and a medium brown color.
  • Rinse and drain chickpeas reserving 3 tablespoons chickpea liquid.
  • To a good processor, add chickpeas, liquid, lemon juice, tahini, garlic, salt, 3 tablespoons olive oil, and onions.
  • Blend together until everything is combined and hummus is smooth.
  • Serve with pita bread, veggies, or crackers.


Calories: 126kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 4.5gFat: 7gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 308mgFiber: 3.5g