Creamy Whipped Feta Dip

Prep Time: 25 min
Cook Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Servings: 6
  • 1 block (8 oz) feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 4 oz plain brick-style cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil, divided
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 4 tsp packed finely chopped fresh dill, divided
  • 1 tbsp packed finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • Vegetable crudités, for serving
  • Toasted Pita Wedges:
  • 4 Greek pita breads
  • 1/4 cup Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper
      • Whipped Feta Dip: In food processor, blend feta, yogurt, cream cheese, 1/4 cup olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, 1 tbsp dill, parsley, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper until light and airy.
      • Transfer dip to shallow serving bowl; drizzle with remaining oil. Garnish with sesame seeds, remaining dill and red pepper flakes.
      • Toasted Pita Wedges: Preheat oven to 400˚F. Brush pita breads with olive oil. Arrange on parchment paper–lined baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake for 5 to 8 minutes or until toasted. Cut each pita bread into 6 wedges.
      • Serve dip with crudités and pita wedges.

      Tip: Alternatively, omit fresh herbs, red pepper flakes and sesame seeds; garnish the dip with a dollop of Filippo Berio Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto, Classic Pesto or Spicy Tomato Pesto.

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    Appetizers & Snacks

    Ingredient: Cheese

    Cooking Method: No Cook

    World Cuisine: Greek

    Product: Extra Virgin

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