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Onion tagine

Onion tagine
Onion tagine

Onion tagine or caramelized onions in tahini sauce is a side dish that can be served alone as a mezze or that accompanies fish, meat, chicken and roasted vegetables.

Servings: 5

Preparation time: 30mns


2 large onions, chopped into fine wedges

Juice of 2 lemons

2 garlic gloves, minced

2 Tbsp. of extra virgin olive oil

½ cup of tahini (sesame paste)

¼ cup of water

1 Tbsp. of parsley leaves, finely chopped

Salt to taste


  1. In a saucepan, fry the onions in the olive oil until golden-brown (caramelized)
  2. Combine the lemon juice, tahini, garlic and water in a bowl and mix very well
  3. Add salt according to your preference
  4. When the onions cool down a little bit, add them to the mixture
  5. Garnish with the parsley leaves and serve cold, warm or at room temperature

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