This Creamy Greek Feta Dip is the best if you want to make a mezze platter, and is one of the most flavorful, amazing recipes that I’ve found for pairing with raw veggies or pita chips.
Greek Feta Dip Recipe
I thought that the perfect dip didn’t exist until I found this easy greek feta dip that can be made with only a handful of ingredients.
This creamy whipped feta dip is the perfect addition to your snack table the next time you’re hosting, especially when paired with warm pita bread.
A smooth dip is my favorite way to add some extra flavor to the table, and this feta cheese dip is a great appetizer because it can be made quickly with only a few basic ingredients.
Served with some crusty bread or veggie sticks, this delicious dip has become one of my favorite greek recipes to make for my parties!
With so many feta recipes out there, you have to try this easy recipe, which takes an ethnic greek dish and packs it full of extra flavor and a creamy consistency.
If you like this you will love my Whipped Feta Dip and my Greek Deviled Eggs! Both are light and fluffy and great with sliced cucumbers.
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Feta cheese – I recommend a block feta cheese for this recipe. You can also substitute the blocks of feta for goat cheese or ricotta as desired.
Greek yogurt – Choose a plain greek yogurt for this recipe, or swap out for sour cream.
Cream cheese – Replace with sour cream or Greek yogurt as necessary.
Garlic – I recommend mincing your own garlic clove, but you can also buy pre-minced or switch out for garlic powder as needed.
Lemon juice – Fresh lemon juice is best, but you can use bottled.
Lemon zest – Swap out for some extra lemon juice if you don’t have zest.
Olive oil – Substitute tablespoon of olive oil with butter if you need to.
Fresh dill – If you can’t find fresh dill, you can also use tarragon.
Red pepper flakes – Replace with chili flakes or red chili peppers if you don’t have red pepper flakes.
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How to Make Greek Feta Dip
FIRST: In a large bowl, combine block of feta cheese, yogurt, cream cheese, garlic, lemon juice and zest, and a bit of olive oil.
SECOND: With a hand mixer, combine feta mixture until light and fluffy with a spreadable consistency. Remove to a serving bowl.
THIRD: Garnish with a little olive oil, fresh herbs, and diced grape tomatoes. Serve with raw veggies like celery sticks and red peppers or toasted baguette slices.
For the full recipe and detailed instructions, please refer to the recipe card at the bottom of the post.
How Can I Store Leftover Greek Feta Dip?
For this dish, the easiest way to store leftovers for the next day is to place them in an airtight container and store them in the fridge. You can keep this dip for up to 3 days.
What Should I Top My Feta Dip With?
You can use a number of different toppings for this dip, and I recommend using anything that would come in a greek salad, since this dish has a lot of the same flavors.
I typically go for cucumbers and cherry tomatoes, but you can also use olives, pepperoncini, or chickpeas. Drain away any excess liquid and pat with paper towels before adding.
If you like acidity or want a thinner dip, you can also add a splash of red wine vinegar or white wine vinegar and give your dip a good stir.
Tapas Tips & Tricks
- For a spicy greek feta dip, try adding some hot peppers to your greek seasoning. You can also add some spicy cheese at the same as your block feta for an extra kick of flavor. Spicy feta dip is one of my favorite variations of this dish!
- Crumbled feta is ok but it will be slightly drier than the block variety.
- Try out different things for topping your dip, like green onions, sesame seeds, or chopped pepper. Everyone has different tastes, so you may want new toppings!
- Before serving, add some black pepper and a pinch of salt to your dip for some added seasoning.
- Forgot to leave your cream cheese out to soften? You can transfer it into a microwave safe container and heat it in 20 second intervals until it reaches the desired consistency.
- For an extremely smooth consistency, try using a food processor or immersion blender to mix your ingredients into a paste.
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You have to try out this creamy greek feta dip recipe, which combines delicious flavors like feta cheese, greek yogurt, lemon juice, and garlic into a smooth texture. This recipe is so versatile, and can be the perfect appetizer for a party or a great food to keep in the fridge for when you want a delicious dip to serve with pita wedges as an after school snack for the kids.
Greek Feta Dip
This Greek feta dip is so versatile, and can be the perfect appetizer for a party or a great food to keep in the fridge for when you want a delicious dip to serve with pita wedges as an after school snack for the kids.
- 8 ounces feta cheese (drained)
- 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
- ½ cup cream cheese (4 ounces, softened)
- 1 clove garlic (minced fine)
- 2 teaspoons lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoon fresh dill (chopped)
- Pinch of red pepper flakes
- Diced cucumbers, diced tomatoes for garnish
- In a large bowl, combine the feta, yogurt, cream cheese, garlic, lemon juice and zest, and olive oil.
- Using a hand mixer or stand mixer, combine until flight and fluffy.
- Remove to a serving bowl.
- Garnish with a drizzle of olive oil, fresh dill, red pepper flakes, diced cucumbers and tomatoes.
- Serve with bagel or pita bread or chips.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 181Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 41mgSodium: 344mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 1gSugar: 4gProtein: 8g
This nutrition information was generated via a third party. I can not be held liable for any discrepancies in the information provided.
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