Healthy Loaded Veggie Dip

Healthy Loaded Veggie Dip with layers of hummus, Greek yogurt, and a pile of fresh veggies l

One of my all time favorite foods is DIP. Any kind of dip. Hot or cold.

I consider dip its own food group. Hummus, tzatziki, salsa, baba ganoush, even pesto. If I can scoop it with veggies, chips, or even just a spoon, I’ll eat it. I first made this Loaded Veggie Dip for a holiday family gathering…and have made it several times since. For lunch.

This loaded veggie dip is creamy and rich without the guilt. The first layer is garlic hummus, followed by a layer of fat-free Greek yogurt with fresh chives. The top layer is a massive mound of colorful, diced veggies – radishes, tomatoes, bell peppers, scallions, black olives, and cucumbers piled high.

Healthy Loaded Veggie Dip with layers of hummus, Greek yogurt, and a pile of fresh veggies l

A dip like this calls for a sturdy dipper, a scooper that can stand up to the weight of all those veggies. My favorite is Trader Joe’s Quinoa & Black Bean Infused Tortilla Chips. Thick strips of bell pepper, hearty snap peas, and baby carrots pair well with this dip, too.

When I first served this Loaded Veggie Dip, non-gluten-free party guests ate it with slices of warm pita.

With its hearty, veggie-packed texture, others cast the dippers aside altogether, choosing to eat it with a fork.

Healthy Loaded Veggie Dip with layers of hummus, Greek yogurt, and a pile of fresh veggies l

The best part of all? You can scoop a pile on your plate – and have seconds – without feeling heavy or over served.

Grab your dipper, and dig in!

Healthy Loaded Veggie Dip with layers of hummus, Greek yogurt, and a pile of fresh veggies l

I would love to hear from you. What is your favorite dip to serve or enjoy at a party?

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Loaded Veggie Dip
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A healthy, gluten-free, and vegetarian crowd-pleasing dip. With hummus, fat-free Greek yogurt, and a mound of fresh veggies, you can have second helpings without feeling guilty or over served. Grab a dipper and dig in!
Serves: 12 servings
  • 16 oz garlic hummus
  • 1 cup nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 4 tbsp finely diced fresh chives, divided
  • ½ cup sliced scallions
  • ½ cup sliced black olives
  • 1 cup diced radishes
  • 1 cup diced orange bell pepper
  • 1 cup diced yellow bell pepper
  • 1 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1 cup diced cucumber
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  1. Combine the Greek yogurt with 2 tablespoons diced chives. Refrigerate while you dice and prepare the other vegetables.
  2. Layer the hummus around the bottom of a standard pie dish. Remove the Greek yogurt/chive mixture from the fridge and give it a quick stir. Spoon over the hummus and spread evenly on top.
  3. Combine all the vegetables, including the olives, in a large bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Pour over the Greek yogurt layer to cover completely. Garnish with remaining 2 tablespoons chives.
  4. Serve immediately with chips or veggies.


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    • says

      Thanks, Marty! And definitely. It’s so light and refreshing. It pairs well with chips and veggies, but also would be delicious dolloped on top of a burger! Since it contains Greek yogurt, I would keep it chilled if the picnic is outdoors. Hope you enjoy!

    • steph says

      I’ve had leftovers a day later, and it was still tasty. The leftover Greek Yogurt made it just a tad liquidy, though. Once prepared, I kept it chilled for about 2-3 hours before serving, and it tasted great.

  1. Nicole says

    Oh my gosh, this dip is so great! I will never serve another veggie platter again! Give yourself plenty of time to dice , only Edward Scissorhands could small dice all of this veg in ten minutes!!! But it is SO worth it!!!

    • steph says

      So glad you like it!! Ha Edward Scissorhands – good point. I’m pretty fast with a knife but I’ll modify the time since we don’t all dice at the same speed. Thanks for pointing this out!


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