Greek Hummus Dip (Healthy!) – The Real Food Dietitians
Layers of Greek-inspired goodness, this Hummus Dip is incredibly flavorful and made with healthy, real food ingredients! It’s simple to make and complete with hummus, a dilly garlic-lemon yogurt sauce, cherry tomatoes, diced cucumber, fresh herbs like dill and oregano, slices of roasted red peppers, kalamata olives, feta cheese, green onion, and high-quality olive oil.
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Greek Hummus Dip makes for a tasty veggie dip, or keep it traditional by serving with pita chips or pita bread!
This layered Greek dip is bursting with flavor! It’s made with nutritious ingredients, it adds beautiful bright colors to your table, and it can be served really any time of the year. It makes for a great addition to holiday menus, and it’s also perfect for summer grill-outs.
Another perk of this Layered Greek Hummus Dip is that the ingredients can be prepped ahead of time. That way, all you have to do when it’s time to serve the dip, is grab a serving platter or large plate or even a 9×9-inch dish, and layer all of the ingredients starting with hummus and yogurt sauce at the bottom. It’s a recipe you will most definitely want to make again and again.
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Ingredients for Greek Hummus Dip
- Original or Garlic hummus – about a 10 oz. container of hummus. You can use your favorite grocery store brand or you can make our 5-ingredient Easy Garlic Hummus
- Greek yogurt – we recommend full-fat or 2% in this recipe
- Lemon juice – fresh lemon juice for its authentic flavor
- High quality extra virgin olive oil – Primal Kitchen Organic EVOO is our go-to for its flavor and quality
- Garlic clove – minced or pressed
- Fresh dill – we love fresh but feel free to use dried dill if that’s what you have on hand – about a 1/2 teaspoon
- Dried oregano – you could also use fresh oregano if you’d like – about 1 teaspoon
- Cherry tomatoes
- Roasted red pepper
- Kalamata olives
- Feta cheese crumbles
- Green onion
- Fresh dill and/or oregano for garnish
- Salt & pepper
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How to prep ahead Greek Hummus Dip
We love recipes that can be prepped ahead! There are several steps you can complete the day or two before you plan to serve the Greek Hummus Dip. For best results, we do recommend waiting to put the dip together right before serving. Here are the steps you can complete to get a jump start on the recipe:
- Make the yogurt sauce. Store in an airtight container in the fridge.
- Prepare the toppings and store them individually in small airtight containers in the fridge.
- If using homemade hummus, make the hummus and store it in an airtight container in the fridge.
- Chop veggies you plan to serve with the dip.
Can you make Greek Hummus Dip dairy-free?
While we haven’t tested a dairy-free version of this recipe, there are just a few simple swaps you would have to make for it to be dairy-free and thus vegan-friendly as well. Use a dairy-free Greek yogurt such as Kite Hill and use a vegan cheese such as Miyokos Mozzarella or Daiya Shreds or omit the feta cheese altogether. You’ll still have all of the Greek flavors without the dairy!
What to dip in Greek Hummus?
The options are really quite endless! Here are some ideas of great ‘dippers’ for hummus:
- Vegetables such as carrots, cucumber slices, mini-bell peppers, celery sticks, broccoli florets, cauliflower florets, zucchini slices, snap peas, jicama, radishes, and cherry tomatoes
- Your favorite crackers or even organic tortilla chips
- Pita bread or pita chips
- Grilled chicken, steak, or lamb meatballs
- Hummus also makes for a delicious spread on a sandwich
Other healthy dip recipes to try!
- 3/4 cup original hummus (10 oz. container of store-bought or homemade)
- 1/2 cup Greek yogurt (full fat or 2%)
- 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
- 1 Tbsp. high-quality extra virgin olive oil
- 1–2 garlic cloves, pressed or minced
- 2 tsp. fresh dill
- 1/4 tsp. dried oregano
- Pinch of salt and pepper
- 3/4 cup diced cucumber
- 1/4 cup sliced or quartered cherry tomatoes
- 1/4 cup jarred roasted red pepper, sliced
- 3 Tbsp. sliced or diced kalamata olives
- 1/4 cup feta cheese crumbles
- 2 green onion, sliced
- Fresh dill and/or oregano for garnish
- In a 9×9-inch dish or similar size platter or plate, spread the hummus evenly onto the dish.
- In a medium bowl combine and mix together the greek yogurt, lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, dill, oregano, and salt and pepper. Layer it over the hummus.
- Next top the yogurt evenly with cucumber, tomatoes, roasted red pepper, olives, feta cheese, sliced green onion, and a little fresh dill. Drizzle lightly with extra virgin olive oil and top with cracked black pepper.
- Serve with veggies, crackers, and/or pita.
- Serving Size: 1/8 cup
- Calories: 120
- Sugar: 1 g
- Sodium: 300 mg
- Fat: 9 g
- Saturated Fat: 2 g
- Carbohydrates: 5 g
- Fiber: 2 g
- Protein: 4 g
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