Homemade Hummus


Hummus is one of my favorite foods and personally, I like more Chickpeas and less Tahini.  When I make my own Hummus I actually use Chickpeas and Caramelized Onions with no Tahini.  This dip is great for veggies, pita chips, or even as a sandwich spread and it is so easy to make.

1 can of Chickpeas

1/4 c. Olive Oil

1 Yellow Onion

1 tsp Garlic powder

1/4 tsp. Paprika



Homemade Hummus

Start by caramelizing the Onion in 2 Tbsp. of Olive Oil.  Once the Onion is caramelized, let it cool.  Strain the Chickpeas and reserve half of the water from the can.  In a food processor, blend the Chickpeas, reserved water, and Olive Oil. Add the Caramelized Onions, Crushed Red Pepper, Garlic Powder, Salt and Pepper, and blend until smooth.  Garnish with Paprika and serve.

Fork It.

A & O

4 thoughts on “Homemade Hummus

  1. The hummus with caramelized onions sounds really good. We usually make a plain or garlic. version. I’m looking forward to trying your version next time.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s