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Lick-the-Bowl-Clean Hummus Recipe
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Lick-the-Bowl-Clean Hummus Recipe

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“Everyone loves hummus, but I enjoy the garlic and onion types so much that I decided to let them shine in this homemade version. I get so many compliments when I serve it!”—Sarah Gilbert, Beaverton, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min.
MAKES: 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup plus 1/3 cup olive oil, divided
  • 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Baked pita chips or assorted fresh vegetables

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without chips and vegetables) equals 218 calories, 17 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 91 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute onions in 1/4 cup oil until softened. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes or until deep golden brown.
  2. Transfer to a food processor; add the beans, lemon juice, tahini, garlic, salt, pepper and remaining oil. Cover and process for 30 seconds or until smooth. Serve with chips. Yield: 2-1/2 cups.
Originally published as Lick-the-Bowl-Clean Hummus in Taste of Home February/March 2011, p69

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without chips and vegetables) equals 218 calories, 17 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 91 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed May. 25, 2014

This was really good. I did have to make some adjustments because of what I had. My Tahini Sauce from Trader Joes already had garlic and lemon juice, so I used that and added less garlic . I added sesame oil to get that tahini taste. And since I only had 1 onion, that's all I could do. I also found myself adding some cumin to add a depth of flavor without the cumin taste - my mom hates cumin and she couldn't taste it, but it added that something special flavor. And make sure your beans are soft going into the processor. If they don't mush in your mouth easily, it won't be smooth. So just cook them until soft.

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Reviewed Aug. 8, 2013

So so so good. Follow the recipe exactly it's worth it!

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Reviewed Aug. 26, 2012

other then not using tahini oil (dont know what it was) made it the way it was said and loved it! if you like garlic and onion then you'll love this!!

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Reviewed Jul. 23, 2012

I would add more garlic.

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Reviewed Oct. 18, 2011

Best hummus EVER! Friends who don't typically like hummus ask for the recipe. You really don't need the entire 1/3 c. oil when processing. I replace the tahini with 1/4 c. fat-free greek yogurt. You will seriously lick the bowl clean!

-Lesleigh Baden

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