Mediterranean Layer Dip combines hummus with fresh vegetables, herbs and other goodness for a delicious and healthy party dip.
Here’s a delicious Mediterranean twist on the traditional 7 layer dip. Hummus, tzatziki, fresh vegetables and herbs along with feta and Kalamata olives all stacked up for healthy flavor in every bite.
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Hummus is such a versatile and easy dip to make. Here’s some inspiration from some of my favorite bloggers:
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Mediterranean Layer Dip
- 1 large cucumber peeled and cut in half
- 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes chopped
- ½ small red onion sliced thin
- 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice divided
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 tablespoon fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried, divided
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
- 2-3 cloves garlic minced
- 1 tablespoon fresh dill or 1 teaspoon dried
- 1½ cup hummus store bought or homemade
- ½ cup Kalamata olives chopped
- ½ cup feta cheese crumbled
- ¼ cup fresh parsley chopped
- Dice half of the cucumber and combine in a medium bowl with the tomatoes, red onion, olive oil, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, garlic powder, and half of the oregano. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Cover and set aside until ready to use.
- Prepare the Tzatziki sauce by shredding the remaining cucumber with a box grater. Combine in a medium bowl with Greek yogurt, minced garlic, dill, and the remaining oregano and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Cover and set aside until ready to use.
- Just before serving, spread the hummus into a uniform layer on small serving platter (or in an 8” x 8” casserole dish).
- Top the hummus with an even layer of the Tzatziki sauce from Step #2.
- Use a slotted spoon to drain excess liquid from the seasoned tomato, red onion, and cucumber mixture from Step #1 before spreading on top of the Tzatziki sauce.
- Sprinkle olives, crumbled feta and fresh chopped parsley evenly across the top. Serve with vegetables or pita chips or wedges of pita bread.
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Until next time, happy eating!