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It’s greek to me dip

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The Mediterranean Diet is all about savoring food, family and friends. Whip up this dip and wait for the compliments. Karen Koeppe, Packard Health’s Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Educator, shares a Mediterranean Diet recipe, adapted from WebMD. The dip is easy to make and easy to love.

It’s Greek to Me Dip

1-10 oz. container of plain, roasted red pepper or lemon hummus
1 cup chopped baby spinach or kale leaves
1⁄2 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes, packed

in olive oil (or reconstituted)
1⁄2 cup chopped, peeled, seeded cucumber
1⁄4 cup chopped red onion
1⁄4 crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese or

crumbled goat cheese
2 Tbsp sliced Kalamata olives (pitted)
1⁄4 chopped pecans, toasted
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)

1. Spread hummus on a 9-inch glass serving plate; drizzle with a small amount of EVOO
2. Sprinkle remaining ingredients evenly over the top; refrigerate until serving time.
3. Serve with baked pita chips and enjoy!