7 Layer Mediterranean Dip

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Alright y’all- grab your party hats and let’s celebrate- because today, May 13th, is National Hummus Day!! In all honesty, I feel like I celebrate hummus day almost every day, but it’s pretty darn cool that there is a legit national Hummus Day. So I decided to go big or go home today with this Mediterranean twist on a 7 Layer Dip! I feel like almost every baby shower, backyard BBQ and Super Bowl party always has a 7 Layer Dip present, but they can be pretty rich and not too good for you depending on the layers. Lucky for you (and me), this dip is packed with flavor AND nutrition!
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7 Layer Mediterranean Dip

One of the many reasons I love Sabra hummus is because it’s a plant based protein. Protein helps us stay full, so when I’m making snacks or appetizers, I tend to create the recipe all around the protein source. In this case, the base of this delicious dip is an entire package of Sabra hummus.
7 Layer Mediterranean Dip

KISS Tip: Use your favorite Sabra flavor to customize this dip! I used Roasted Garlic, but there’s plenty other flavors to choose from like Roasted Rep Pepper, Supremely Spicy and Pine Nut, to name a few. 
By now y’all know I’ve been on quite the lemon kick here lately, so I chose to give this dip some fresh citrus flavor by giving a generous squeeze of lemon between every other layer. The natural lemony-ness (I’m making up words again) was seriously the perfectly complement to these other fresh flavors!
7 Layer Mediterranean Dip

And if you want to keep folks from double dipping or just like cute small things, you can also easily transform this dip into individual shooters! I found these to be incredibly enjoyable without any chips- I took a spoon straight to these 7 Layer dip shooters and wouldn’t have it any other way.
7 Layer Mediterranean Dip


KISS 7 Layer Mediterranean Dip
Makes: 1 8X8 glass dish or 10 shooters
Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients
1 10oz package Sabra Roasted Garlic hummus
1 1/2 cups finely chopped seedless cucumber
3/4 cup pomegranate arils
3/4 cup seeded/diced yellow or orange tomatoes (preferably the sweet variety)
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
1/2 cup chopped walnuts, preferably toasted
1/3 cup fresh chopped cilantro
1 lemon, cut in half

Note- I LOVE lemon and I gave a little squeeze of lemon juice between every other layer. If you’re not as much of a lemon fan, I’d just give a generous squeeze to the top of the dish when you’re done creating all the layers!

Instructions
1.) If choosing to toast your walnuts, place chopped walnuts on a foil-lined baking sheet in a 350° oven for about 5 minutes, tossing about 2-3 minutes into cook time to make sure they don’t burn. Remove from oven and let cool.
2.) While walnuts are toasting, spread the entire package of Sabra Roasted Garlic hummus on bottom of 8X8 glass dish.
3.) Create the additional layers (see photo below!) by evenly spreading the chopped cucumbers on top of the hummus, followed by the pomegranate arils, sweet diced tomatoes, feta cheese, toasted walnuts and fresh cilantro. Give a few generous squeezes of lemon on top of dip!
4.) If creating shooters, place approximately 2 Tbsp of hummus at the base of each shooter and evenly divide remaining ingredients for additional layers.
5.) Serve dip with gluten-free crackers or your chip of choice and enjoy!

*You can make this dip the day before; I honestly thought it tasted EVEN better the next day!

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Make sure and check out all these other fabulous Sabra hummus recipes for National Hummus Day!
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22 Responses

  1. this appetizer sounds so amazing!! I love how you fancified the whole thing by layering into shooter glasses!

    1. Thank you, Lindsey! You know what’s funny is these shooter glasses are actually candle votive holders! They work great for mini desserts and dips!

  2. LOVE the shooters-so cute! All the ingredients in your dip sound absolutely delicious. And, yay for lemon! My tree is fully loaded right now, so you can come visit anytime 🙂

    1. Thanks so much, EA! And I would love to come visit. Seeing you plus some fresh lemons sounds like an amazing getaway ;).

  3. Those shooters are beautiful!!! Would love this dip for any summer party – gorgeous colors and love the variety in flavor and texture!

    1. Thank you, Jenny! We should throw a party together; I’ll make these shooters and you bring the crostini ;)!

  4. I just made this for a baby shower, and everybody loved it! It was amazing! Such a great combo of flavours and textures – and it looks so pretty! Thanks! Perfect, perfect!

    1. Thank you so much, Catherine! I’m really glad everyone enjoyed it and I really appreciate you letting me know!

  5. This was the best dip ever!! So delicious! Everyone thought I had made the hummus myself…. but nope! It was so easy to put together. This definitely is going to be “my bring to the party” dish. ♥️

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