Onion Tahini Dip

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Adding a dip or a dipping sauce is a typical condiment for various types of food. Not like the other sauces, instead of applying the sauce to the food, the food is usually placed, dipped, or added into the dipping sauce.This Onion Tahini Dip adds sweetness to the slightly tangy, creamy, and nutty flavor and it’s tasty and very healthy!


It contains 4.5% of our daily value for calories, based on a standard diet of 2,000 calories per day.

It contains 135 mg of sodium per serving, which is about 6% of our daily value for sodium.

Consist of 2 % of our daily value for calcium and iron.

Consist of 2g of protein, or about 4 % of the daily value for protein.

It contains 2 g of carbohydrates, which is about 1 % of our daily value for carbohydrates.



Consuming too much of fat found in tahini could increase your risk for high cholesterol levels and complications such as heart disease.

It contains nut and seed butter and we should eat them in moderation for health benefit.

Should not be eaten for those folks with tree nut allergies since it contains sesame seeds that can trigger their allergy.

What makes the dip better than others?

Onion tahini dip is the most important component of a classic hummus. The minute you consume traditional hummus, you are consuming tahini! What is hummus anyway? Hummus is a thick and creamy dip that is made from cooked mashed chicken peas, blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and garlic.Compared to others it contains more protein than milk and most nuts. It is a good source of B vitamins, which boost energy and our brain function. Moreover, it also has vitamin E, which is protective against heart disease and stroke. Additionally, it contains essential minerals such as magnesium, iron, and calcium.

In addition, it provides four nutrients that support our immune systems such as zinc, iron, copper, and selenium.Ithas unsaturated fat from the omega-3 fatty acid that lowers your cholesterol level.The good thing about it is it fights inflammation that contributes to cardiovascular diseases.Onion tahini dip has the essential substance called phytosterols that adds to the effect of healthy fats by lowering cholesterol.


How to make this dip:

Homemade Tahini Caramelized Onion Dip


  • 3 large onions
  • ½ Tbsp. olive oil
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2/3 cup tahini
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 ¾ cup water
  • ½ Tsp. chilli powder
  • Fresh chopped parsley to serve


  1. Peel and slice the onions thinly.
  2. Coat the bottom of a large frying pan on medium heat with the olive oil. Once hot, add the onions and season with salt. Let the onions cook for approximately 30 to 45 minutes. Stir it every 5 minutes or so to ensure they don’t burn.
  3. In a bowl, mix the tahini, lemon juice, garlic, and water together until it becomes smooth and creamy.
  4. Pour the liquid into the pan with onions and stir until well combined. Stir in the chili powder. Cook on the medium heat for approximately 5 minutes until it begins to bubble.
  5. Serve topped with fresh parsley.

Customer Reviews

  • “This recipe is delicious and so easy to make! The hummus is also spectacular!”
  • “The best tahini recipe I have found!”

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