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Mediterranean 7-layer dip in a pie plate with pita chips

Mediterranean 7-Layer Dip


Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Yield 12 servings

Ingredients

Tzatziki

  • 1 (8 ounce) cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup English cucumber peeled, seeded, and diced (save the other half for later)
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tablespoos plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoons dill chopped (more to taste)

Hummus

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans garbanzo beans drained with liquid reserved
  • 1/4 cup reserved garbanzo liquid
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons tahini found in condiment aisle
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt more to taste
  • pinch ground cumin

Other Toppings:

  • 1 cup English cucumber peeled, seeded, and diced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes quartered
  • 1/3 cup green onions sliced
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta
  • (optional) flat leaf parsley chopped

Instructions

Tzatziki:

  1. Mix all ingredients together with a mixer.

Hummus:

  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. Add more garbanzo bean liquid and process if you want it thinner.

Assembly:

  1. To assemble: Spread tzatziki sauce in the bottom of a shallow serving dish or pie plate. Spread hummus on top. Top with cucumber, tomatoes, onions, feta, and parsley.

  2. Refrigerate for 2 hours to let the flavors meld before serving. Serve with pita chips.

Recipe Notes

Source: my friend Karin