7 Layers of Mediterranean Heaven: Dip Recipe
Next time you have a family get together, or are entertaining guests, here’s a terrifically delicious light-and-easy 7-layer southwestern dip that brings home the irresistible flavors of the Mediterranean. This healthy appetizer recipe swaps refried beans for hummus and subs Greek yogurt for sour cream—all in under 15 minutes! With a finishing touch of chunky feta and a tasty profile that’s practically begging for a pita chip, you and your guests will be dining like Greek gods and goddesses in no time.
To further enhance this heavenly flavor filled Mediterranean dish, consider pairing it with one of our refreshingly chilled bright white wines or lively, lighter red wines.
Yields 4 cups
•1 cup non fat Greek Yogurt
•1 tablespoon lemon juice
•3 tablespoons minced garlic (or garlic powder)
•1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
•8 ounces store-bought traditional or garlic hummus
•½ red onion, diced
•1 large tomato, diced
•1 medium cucumber, diced
• cup Kalamata olives, sliced
• cup crumbled feta cheese
•optional: ¼ cup sliced green onions
•homemade or store-bought pita chips for serving
•Combine Greek yogurt, lemon juice, Italian seasoning using a whisk to combine ingredients.
•Assemble dip starting with an even layer of the yogurt mixture in a 8X8 glass serving dish.
•Next add a layer of hummus.
•Top with tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions and feta cheese.
•Sprinkle green onions and olives on top if desired.
•Cover and let chill in refrigerator for at least 1 hour