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New Seven-Layer Dip

Hands-on time 20 mins
Total time 1 hr, 20 mins
Yield Makes 16 servings
Sub any of your favorite legumes, pickles, veggies, or hummus to make this versatile party dish.

Ingredients

  • 2 (15.8-oz.) cans great Northern beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed fresh basil leaves
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/3 cup minced red onion
  • 1 pt. grape tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup sliced pickled okra
  • 1/4 cup pitted Castelvetrano olives, sliced
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 (15-oz.) can black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 medium-size red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 100
  • fat 5 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 4 g
  • carbohydrate 11 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 243 mg
  • calcium 68 mg

How to Make It

  1. LAYER 1

  2. Process beans, garlic, basil leaves, olive oil, 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice, and kosher salt in a food processor until smooth, stopping to scrape bowl as needed. Cover and chill until ready to assemble.

  3. LAYERS 2, 3 & 4

  4. Rinse onion in cold water, and pat dry. Cut grape tomatoes into halves. Stir together pickled okra and sliced olives.

  5. LAYER 5

  6. Stir together sour cream, parsley, mint, lemon zest, 1 Tbsp. lemon juice, and ground cumin in a medium bowl. Cover and chill until ready to assemble.

  7. LAYER 6

  8. Stir together black-eyed peas, chopped bell pepper, minced jalapeño pepper, hot sauce, and freshly ground black pepper. Cover and chill until ready to assemble.

  9. LAYER 7

  10. feta cheese

  11. ASSEMBLY Layer bean mixture; minced onion, tomatoes, pickled okra mixture; sour cream mixture, black-eyed pea mixture, and feta cheese in an 11- x 7-inch baking dish. Cover and chill 1 to 2 hours before serving. Serve with pita or multigrain chips and crudités.