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Layered Mediterranean Hummus Platter

This is a very simple dish to put together and a crowd pleaser; you can use store-bought hummus or a homemade one, either way, would be delicious. This recipe is slightly adapted from "Pretty Simple Cooking" from Sonja and Alex Overhiser's cookbook.
15 mins
15 mins
6 people

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup minced red onion
  • ½ cup chopped cucumber
  • ½ cup chopped artichoke hearts
  • 1/4 cup Kalamata olives chopped
  • 1/2 cup quartered cherry tomatoes
  • 11/2 cup hummus
  • 1 handful of cilantro to finish
  • Paprika for garnish
  • Squeeze of lemon juice
  • Pita bread or pita chips for serving

Instructions

  • Peel and chop the onions, rinse with cold water to remove the strong bite.
  • Peel the cucumber, and remove the seeds with a spoon, chop into small pieces.
  • Chop the artichoke hearts, olives and cherry tomatoes.
  • Spread the hummus on a large plate and sprinkle with the red onions, diced cucumber, chopped artichoke hearts, olives, cherry tomatoes and finish it up with chopped cilantro, paprika, and a squeeze of lemon juice.
  • Serve with pita bread or pita chips.
Author: Piloncillo&Vainilla