Total TimePrep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1/4 cup: 218 calories, 17g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 91mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.
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Sep 11, 2016
Hummus has a bite to it. I assume it's from the raw garlic. Next time I will use roasted garlic. Loved the flavor otherwise. To take out the bite, I added a small container if Greek yogurt as suggested in another post. Made it extra creamy. Will definitely make again!
Feb 10, 2016
The onion taste was way too strong for me. It did get better after a few days though.
Mar 25, 2015
It got better after a couple days for me. Great with Mediterranean Pita Chips.
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.
Aug 8, 2013
So so so good. Follow the recipe exactly it's worth it!
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!!
Jul 23, 2012
I would add more garlic.
Oct 18, 2011
<p>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!</p> -Lesleigh Baden
Jun 19, 2011
I have made this recipe about six times. It has been my food assignment at family gatherings since I brought it the first time for the super bowl. I like to add extra lemon, salt, red pepper, and cumin to it. about an 1/8 tsp red pepper and 2 tsp of cumin. But I always end up adding more to taste.
May 17, 2011
This is easy and delicious. I also added some lime juice for extra flavor. Will be making this often.