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Individual 7 Layer Greek Dip Jars


INDIVIDUAL 7 LAYER GREEK DIP JARS | Dixie Chik Cooks

Individual 7 Layer Greek Dip Jars

As much as I love appetizers, I don’t think I’ve ever posted a real “layer” dip.

This is not a sponsored post, but I have to throw in that a few weeks ago I was sent a goodie box by Ball with different sized canning jars, herb scissors, herb frozen starters and – my favorite -these cute little dry herb jars. The tops have a flip open lid for shaking, which I love. Now I want to spend an obscene amount of time making up spice mixtures.

I might be kinda obsessed. I just want to make errrythang in mini size so I can use the precious little things.

Yes.

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Today it hit me to use them as individual dip servers. How flippin’ cute is that.

So, y’all know that I LOVE Greek and Mediterranean food. If not – Here’s just a few examples – Greek Black Eyed Pea SalsaGreek Spinach Dip (one of my faves) and Greek Chicken with Tzaziki.

I have made Dolmades (stuffed grape leaves) in the past but I want to improve them. They were good – but not as good as I want them to be. I’ve had some fantastic ones in the past, so I know the potential. Apparently there’s something missing that I can’t quite figure out yet. I’ll keep you posted.

My little pots are layered with black bean hummus, whipped lemon feta (the idea came to me in a moment of food craziness, but trust me it’s good stuff), artichoke hearts, tomatoes, onions, Kalamata olives and Tzaziki.

Here’s your printable – 

Individual 7 Layer Greek Dip Jars

Individual 7 Layer Greek Dip Jars

Yield: 6

Ingredients

  • HUMMUS:
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp salt (or more to taste)
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice (or more to taste)
  • WHIPPED FETA:
  • 4 oz. Feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 block (4 oz.) cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • TZATZIKI:
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cucumber, diced
  • 1 tbsp dill
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt

The rest of the ingredients:

  • 1 can artichoke hearts, diced
  • 1 can petite diced tomatoes, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup Kalamata olives, chopped
  • REMAINING INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 can artichoke hearts, diced
  • 1 can petite diced tomatoes, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup Kalamata olives, chopped

Instructions

HUMMUS:

Combine all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until smooth. Add salt, lemon, garlic, etc. to your taste. Spoon into a bowl, cover and refrigerate.

WHIPPED FETA:
Do the same with the ingredients for the whipped feta, pulse all ingredients until smooth. Cover and refrigerate.

TZATZIKI:
In a small mixing bowl, combine the ingredients, cover and refrigerate.

JARS:
Using small bowls or jars, layer the hummus, whipped feta, artichokes, tomatoes, olives and Tzatziki.
Serve with pita chips.

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4 Comments

  • Reply
    Kristina and Millie
    September 5, 2014 at 9:22 PM

    great idea! by serving individuals you can double dip at your hearts content without fear! lol Love the mini 7 layer greek dips! thanks for sharing with us!
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    • Reply
      Shea
      September 5, 2014 at 9:25 PM

      Good point 😉

  • Reply
    Lori
    September 1, 2014 at 11:17 AM

    What a fun way to serve layered dips – love it!
    Lori recently posted..Monday Menu – Sept. 1, 2014

    • Reply
      Shea
      September 5, 2014 at 9:25 PM

      Thanks Lori!

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