Best Appetizers to prepare ahead of time
Company coming and a need quick and inviting appetizer with effortless work? This is one of my best appetizers year-round you can whip up easily with fresh ingredients and a little feta. Plus, no making hummus here as I keep it easy and buy a container of your favorite blend. Eight Layered Greek Dip is from my fabulous, fun and festive cookbook, Too Hot in the Kitchen which I guarantee will become a favorite all time cookbook as there are tons of easy new recipes plus you can plan your holidays healthier with this book. All my recipes include nutritional information and are trim :& terrific!! Best appetizers in my books are definitely ones you can make ahead and make an impression. This recipe serves a ton of people as it doubles easily.
Move over Tex-Mex Dip once you try this appetizer recipe!
If you need a last minute quick impressive knockout crowd-pleasing appetizer, here you go! Move over Mexican layered dip as you will see once you have one bite of this Mediterranean version. I recommend serving with a variety of pita chips or try red and green pepper squares or cucumber rounds. And, this is one of the best appetizers to also please your vegetarian friends! Plus diabetic-friendly!!
Eight Layered Greek Dip from Holly Clegg’s trim&TERRIFIC Too Hot in the Kitchen
Makes 10 servings
1 (10-ounce) container roasted red pepper hummus
1 cup coarsely chopped fresh baby spinach
1/2 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes, reconstituted
1/2 cup chopped peeled cucumber
1/4 cup chopped red onion
1/4 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese or crumbled goat cheese
2 tablespoons sliced Kalamata olives
1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted
1. Spread hummus on 9-inch serving plate.
2. Sprinkle evenly with remaining ingredients, refrigerate until serving time.
Nutritional information per serving:
Calories 90 Calories from fat 58% Fat 6g Saturated Fat 0g Cholesterol 1mg Sodium 245mg Carbohydrate 7g Dietary Fiber 2g Sugars 2g Protein 2g Dietary Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1 fat
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