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Roast Onion Hoummous

Now a classic hummus flavour, but much nicer home made!

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roast onion hoummous

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Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
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Dairy Free
Freezes Well
Servings: 4 servings
Cost per portion 12p
Calories: 592kcal
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  • 100 g dried chick peas dry weight chick peas cooked as per packet instructions
  • 50 ml oil
  • 100 g onion chopped very finely
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/4 tsp chilli
  • 1 dessertspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 10 g sugar

To Serve

  • 16 slices homemade bread


  • Place onion on baking sheet.
  • Mix vinegar and sugar together and drizzle over the onions.
  • Turn onion over with hands until covered.
  • Bake at the bottom of the oven (underneath something else you are cooking) until softened and browned turning over occasionally (at 200C this takes about 30 minutes)
  • Place the chick peas, garlic, chilli and seasonings in a food processor, then gradually add the oil whilst pulsing the food processor until you have achieved a loose runny consistency a bit like natural yoghurt or double cream. Stir the roasted onions and their juices through your finished houmous.
  • Make once in the month- serve 10g per person per meal, can be frozen.


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Nutrition Facts
roast onion hoummous
Amount Per Serving
Calories 592 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 476mg21%
Potassium 264mg8%
Carbohydrates 97g32%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 17IU0%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 47mg5%
Iron 6mg33%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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