New Seven-Layer Dip

Sub any of your favorite legumes, pickles, veggies, or hummus to make this versatile party dish.

Yield: Makes 16 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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Recipe Time

Hands On: 20 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 100
  • Fat: 5g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 11g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 8mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 243mg
  • Calcium: 68mg


  • 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


  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.
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