Perfect for football season, or any reason, this tasty dip uses hummus, turkey sausage and feta cheese to turn up the flavor with less fat than traditional game day treats. Try it, and let Chef Monica know what you think!
10oz Sabra Roasted Garlic Hummus
6oz spicy turkey Italian sausage, casings removed
3 small leeks (or 2 large ones,) white and light green parts only, sliced in half then chopped
1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
salt and pepper
1 clove garlic, minced
1 vine-ripened tomato, seeded and chopped
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Stir hummus to incorporate roasted garlic then spread into the bottom of a 9″ pie plate.
Brown turkey Italian sausage in a skillet over medium heat, crumbling as it cooks, then remove to a plate to cool slightly. Heat oil in skillet then add leeks, season with salt and pepper, and then saute until golden brown and tender, 4-5 minutes. Add garlic then saute for 1 more minute. Remove skillet from heat.
Sprinkle turkey Italian sausage over hummus then layer on sauteed leeks, tomato, and feta cheese. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until heated through. Serve with multi grain crackers or crostini’s