Whipped feta dip is a creamy Mediterranean appetizer that takes just 5 minutes to make. It’s a salty, garlicky, nutty, mildly sweet, sour, and spicy dip that is addicting! Serve with pita chips or crostini for sports games and parties, or as a healthy snack.
Blend ingredients: In a food processor or blender, combine feta cheese, cream cheese (at room temperature), Greek yogurt, olive oil, grated garlic, lemon juice, and a pinch of salt and black pepper until it has a creamy, smooth texture (about 3-5 minutes).
Arrange toppings: Transfer the creamy whipped feta dip to a shallow bowl or plate and top with EVOO, honey, toasted pinenuts, red pepper flakes, Italian seasoning or dried oregano, and fresh herbs like mint, oregano, and chopped parsley.
To toast the pinenuts, heat a small non-stick skillet over medium heat, add the pinenuts, and toast them until golden brown (about 2-3 minutes). How to storeKeep leftover whipped feta in the fridge for up to 4 days in an airtight container. You may freeze it for up to 3 months.To thaw, simply place it in the fridge overnight. You may have to blend it again to make it creamy (without any curds).Can this feta dip recipe be stored after it’s been served with toppings?Although it is possible, there isn’t any leftover around here. But if you have it keep it wrapped in plastic wrap for one day in the fridge. But be aware the fresh herbs won’t be as fresh.Also, make sure to scrape off the drizzle of olive oil before chilling.
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