Greek Layered Dip with Pita Crisps

Hummus, pita, feta cheese, olives -- the ingredients in this gorgeous and surprisingly easy dip read like a textbook to fabulous Greek cuisine.

Yield

18 servings (2 tablespoons dip and 1 pita crisp each)

Pita Crisps Ingredients

3 pita (pocket) breads (6 inch)
cooking spray
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Dip Ingredients

1 container chives and onion cream cheese spread
1 (8 ounce) container hummus
1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped
3 medium Italian plum tomatoes, seeded, chopped
1 (2 1/4 ounce) can sliced ripe olives, drained
1 (4 ounce) container crumbled feta cheese
1/4 cup chopped green onions (4 medium)

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C). Carefully split each pita bread into 2 rounds. Cut each round into 6 wedges; place on ungreased baking sheets. Spray wedges lightly with cooking spray; sprinkle with garlic powder.

Bake for 5 to 7 minutes or until crisp and golden brown. Cool while making dip.

Meanwhile, in 10-inch plate or pie pan, spread cream cheese spread. Drop small spoonfuls of hummus evenly over cream cheese; spread evenly. Top with remaining ingredients in order listed.

Serve dip with pita crisps.

Estimated Time

Preparation/Total Time: 20 minutes

Additional Information

To make ahead, dip can be refrigerated up to 2 hours.

If you're taking this to a party, layer the ingredients on a decorative plastic plate or tray from a party store -- no risk of breaking your favorite serving plate.

Nutritional Information

1 Serving (1 Serving): Calories 120 (Calories from Fat 70), Total Fat 8 g (Saturated Fat 4 g, Cholesterol 20 mg; Sodium 240 mg; Total Carbohydrate 9 g (Dietary Fiber 1 g, Sugars 1 g), Protein 4 g; Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 1 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 1/2

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