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Mediterranean Layered Dip

 Mediterranean Layered Dip
This quick and easy dip begins with purchased hummus. It's then flavored with the Mediterranean flavors of feta cheese, olives and lemon. —Patterson Watkins, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Tip: You can make homemade pita chips by cutting a package of pita bread into wedges. Toss with 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1 teaspoon pepper and 1 teaspoon coarse salt. Place in a single layer on a baking shee
20 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 2-1/2 cups roasted garlic hummus
  • 3/4 cup chopped roasted sweet red peppers
  • 1 cup fresh baby spinach, coarsely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon coarsely chopped fresh mint
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup Greek olives, sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • Assorted fresh vegetables or baked pita chips


  • Spread hummus onto a 12-in. round serving platter; top with roasted
  • peppers.
  • In a small bowl, combine the spinach, lemon juice, oil, basil and
  • mint. Using a slotted spoon, spoon spinach mixture over peppers. Top
  • with cheese, olives and onion. Serve with vegetables or pita chips.
  • Yield: 20 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1/4 cup (calculated without vegetables or chips) equals 83 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 347 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer