Mediterranean Dip Recipe: How To Make Popular Hummus Dip Recipe

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Mediterranean Dip Recipe Most Popular Mediterranean Appetizer Recipes

This Mediterranean Dip recipe is always the most popular of any Mediterranean appetizer recipes and all my appetizer dip recipes! Best of all, you’re eating healthy and it’s a vegetarian dip. This Greek 7 layered dip includes layers of  cream cheese, hummus and fresh vegetables. “Move over Tex Mex Dip” because my Mediterranean hummus dip recipe from KITCHEN 101 is the best! I keep it simple and buy pre made hummus!  Why make hummus when you can buy pre-made hummus in the store. The fresh ingredient layers make a colorful showstopper presentation on top the hummus and cream cheese layers. . 

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Vegetarian Make-Ahead Mediterranean Hummus Dip

When you need an appetizer, I always prefer a make-ahead dip so I can cross it off my list. This hummus dip recipe may be prepared ahead of time and refrigerated until needed. Sometimes, I prep all the ingredients and put in separate plastic bags. Then, I put the Mediterranean Hummus Dip together the day I need it. Quick easy appetizer dip recipes don’t get any better, tastier, or easier! This layered hummus dip is a MUST MAKE RECIPE from my easiest cookbook, KITCHEN 101. This vegetarian Mediterranean dip recipe appeals to all different ages and sometimes, finding a vegetarian dip everyone adores is hard to find.


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Fresh and Captivating Layered Hummus Mediterranean Appetizer Recipes  

I get stopped so many times by people asking about this recipe.  They tell me my Greek 7 layered dip is their all time favorite dip recipe. This Mediterranean hummus dip recipe feeds a crowd and doubles easily. Also, my Mediterranean dip recipe makes the perfect make-ahead dip. Look for different containers of flavored hummus, however,  I prefer the roasted red pepper.  I like the color and the boost of flavor it adds to the dip.  I think the flavored hummus gives the recipe extra punch.

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Short Cut Tips For My Favorite Mediterranean Hummus Dip Recipe

Here’s my olive tip if you don’t have olives at home. Raid the olive bar to get good quality olives. I also found jars of pre sliced Kalamata olives and I prefer them over the canned olives. You can serve the dip with pita chips, however, sometimes I serve this delicious Mediterranean Hummus Dip recipe with fresh vegetable rounds.  Try cucumbers, squash and bell pepper squares or your favorite veggies.  I serve this layered hummus dip as an appetizer but leftovers (if you have any) make a light salad-spread style meal, however, there’s rarely leftovers!

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My Mediterranean Dip Appetizers Guaranteed Hit

Whenever I need to bring a dip to a gathering at my home, I make this recipe first of all my Mediterranean appetizer recipes. Everyone adores it and I can make this hummus spread recipe ahead of time. I never get tired of making this dip and find myself craving it.  Yes, it’s truly that good! Sometimes, I add chopped baby spinach to the layers.  If you have favorite ingredients, pile them on to make your own Mediterranean dip appetizers. Cooking is creative and this is one of those recipes to make to your preference.

Watch me Prepare this Amazing Mediterranean Hummus Dip Recipe

Amazing Mediterranean Layered Dip Recipe Weight Watchers Friendly!

My Mediterranean Hummus Dip is the best hummus layered dip recipe ever. Talk about easy appetizer dip recipes! This Greek layered hummus dip is one of my most requested recipes and no one can believe how simple and delicious the recipe is.  Also, it makes a great Weight Watchers recipe and has only 2 Weight Watcher PointsPlus.

This is one of the most popular recipes in my cookbook, KITCHEN 101 and the best of appetizer dip recipes.  Sometimes, make-ahead healthy appetizers are hard to find.  This hummus layered dip with fresh veggies tops my entertaining vegetarian recipes. I use any leftovers as a salad the next day.  Why not?


My Easy Diabetic Recipes Makes Best Appetizer Dip Recipes  

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Mediterranean Layered Dip from trim&TERRIFIC KITCHEN 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidence

Impress everyone with my simple make-ahead Mediterranean hummus dip.  This go-to dip makes one of the best Mediterranean appetizer recipes and a guaranteed hit! Fresh and simple! In fact, I never get tired of eating this hummus layered dip and hope for leftovers.

Makes 16 (2-tablespoon) servings

1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese
1/2 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
2 teaspoons lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste
1 1/2 cups roasted red pepper hummus
1 cup chopped tomatoes
1 cup chopped cucumber
1/3 cup chopped green onions
1/4 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese
3 tablespoons sliced Kalamata or black olives

1. In bowl, blend together cream cheese, yogurt, oregano, garlic, lemon juice and season to taste. Spread on large round serving plate.
2.  Carefully spread hummus over cream cheese. Sprinkle with remaining ingredients and refrigerate until serving.

Nutritional info per serving:  Calories 88, Calories from Fat 61%, Fat 6g, Saturated Fat 3g, Cholesterol 11mg, Sodium 228mg, Carbohydrates 5g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Total Sugars 2g, Protein 4g, Dietary Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 lean meat, 1 fat

Terrific Tip: Serve my Mediterranean dip with hummus with pita chips or sliced fresh vegetables. Homemade pita chips are easy to make. Cut the pitas into 6 triangles and bake at 375 ̊F. for 5-7 minutes. Best of easy appetizer dip recipes.

Other Favorite Appetizer Dip Recipes In KITCHEN 101  

Glazed Brie is good like Mediterranean dip with hummus dip recipe

Who doesn’t like baked Brie?  Especially my Candied Pecan Brie from KITCHEN 101.  My Mediterranean hummus dip and this Candied Pecan Brie make impressive simple appetizers.  Remember, use any size Brie and adjust the ingredients.  Both appetizers make you a super star in the kitchen.

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With over 1 MILLION COOKBOOKS sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everyday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the ADA. Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post. She consulted and did spokesperson work for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country. For more information, visit About Holly or The Healthy Cooking Blog for more recipes and tips.
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