I hope that you are enjoying your weekend!
Yesterday I thought I would try making caramelized onion humus and it ended up turning out great; it was super yummy and easy to make! I could eat humus any day,any time so I will definitely be making this again and this is a great recipe to bring to a party especially if like me, you have dietary restrictions but still want to participate! If you give this a try or have made any other good humus recipes, let me know!
Here are the ingredients you will need:
For the caramelized onions:
* 1 tbsp of vegan margarine (you can also use olive oil or regular butter)
* 1 medium white onion
* 1 tbsp of brown sugar
* 1 tsp of balsamic vinegar
For the humus you will need:
* 1 can of chickpeas rinsed and drained
* 1 tbsp of natural peanut butter (or tahini paste)
* 1 clove of pressed garlic
* Lemon juice
* Sea Salt
* 1/3 cup of olive oil (I ended up using closer to 1/4 cup to get the consistency that I wanted)
1. Start off by caramelizing your onions.
*Add the margarine to a pan over medium heat.
*Add in the onions, coating them in the margarine and cook them for about 5 minutes (until they become soft and turn light brown), stirring often.
*Stir in the brown sugar and balsamic vinegar until it is mixed in with the onions and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
*Remove the onions from heat, and allow them to cool
2. To prepare the humus
*Combine the chickpeas, peanut butter, the pressed garlic, your lemon juice and the sea salt into a food processor
*Turn the food processor on and slowly start adding in the olive oil through the top chute until the mixture is creamy. Add in more olive oil if desired.
*Add in the caramelized onions (leave about a Tbsp to put on the top of your humus as well) and pulse your food processor a few times to incorporate the onions
*Place your humus in a serving dish and add the leftover onions to the top. Drizzle olive oil on top.
*Serve with veggies, crackers or pita chips and enjoy!!