caramelized onion & bean dip

Caramelized onions are quickly making their way to my ever-growing list of favorite foods. They are good with goat cheese, fabulous on crostini and amazing in dips. I recently brought some bean dip to a friends house but wanted to add something to make it a little bit different and figured that caramelized onions would be the way to go. It added an almost smokey element and a little texture to the dip.

Caramelized Onion & Bean Dip

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 can navy beans, rinsed
  • 1/2 can garbanzo beans, rinsed
  • salt & pepper

Heat 1 Tbsp olive oil in pan and add onions, stirring occasionally until onions are turning dark and caramelizing. Pulse beans with other Tbsp olive oil and season with salt & pepper in food processor to desired consistency. Add onions and pulse to combine. Serve with crudites, crackers, bread, etc.

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Filed under appetizers, beans, protein, Recipes, Uncategorized, vegan, vegetables, whole foods

7 responses to “caramelized onion & bean dip

  1. I adore carmelized onions on or in anything and everything. I put them on pizza, in scrambled eggs, on sandwiches, but I’ve never added them to bean dip. And this looks so yummy – especially since you pictures are adorable! I love your little spoons.

  2. I’m expecting my husband to pop up behind me and tell me I need to make this dip:) He loves carmelized onions and dip so what could be better.
    I always enjoy reading about the food you make and your pictures are wonderful!

  3. Love the photos… and the dip sounds yummy 🙂

  4. This looks delicious! I love the flavor combos!!

    Great photos too 🙂

  5. ummm…this look fantastic! LOVE the photography on this!

  6. What a great way to mix up the flavors. Fabulous presentation!

  7. I love how you arranged this one! the pictures are beautiful.

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