Mediterranean Dip – Healthy and Delicious
Looking for something healthy and delicious to take to your next party instead of the same old boring dip? Look no further than this easy Mediterranean dip with yummy layers of healthy ingredients like hummus and fresh tomatoes.
This Mediterranean dips makes a beautiful presentation for any party table and something you can feel good about serving. Get the recipe for a delicious roasted garlic hummus and learn to make your own!
A perfect dip to take to your next party when you want something healthy and delicious.
- 1 large seedless cucumber, peeled and cut in half
- 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, chopped
- 1/2 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 t. dried, divided
- 1 cup plain Greek yogurt full fat
- 2-3 cloves arlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon fresh dill or 1 t. dried
- 1 1/2 cups hummus store bought or homemade**
- 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, chopped
- 1/2 cup Feta cheese, crumbled
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley. chopped
- salt and pepper, to taste
Dice one half of the cucumber and add to a large bowl, along with the tomatoes, red onion, olive oil, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, garlic powder, and half of the oregano. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and stir to combine. Cover and set aside until ready to use.
To prepare the Tzatziki sauce, shred remaining cucumber with a box grater and place in another large bowl. Add Greek yogurt, minced garlic, dill, and the remaining oregano and lemon juice. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and stir to combine. Cover and set aside until ready to use.
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 Greek yogurt mixture (Tzatziki sauce from Step #2).
Use a slotted spoon to drain excess liquid from the seasoned tomato, red onion, and cucumber mixture before spreading on top of the Tzatziki sauce.
Add the Kalamata olives, followed by the crumbled Feta and fresh chopped parsley. Serve immediately with vegetable crudités for dipping. Enjoy!
Vegetable or “Crudités” Serving Suggestions:
- Cucumber Slices
- Radish Slices
- Snap Peas
- Green Beans
- Baguette or Pita Chips
- Mozzarella Sticks wrapped with Salami or Prosciutto.
*For best results, prepare the tomato-cucumber mixture and the Tzatziki sauce the night before to give the flavors a chance to combine. If preparing in advance, cover and store in the refrigerator until just before ready to use.
Check out the beautiful serving platter below with gorgeous serving bowl – By the Pioneer Woman –
You will also love our roasted beet and feta salad – healthy and delicious.