Whipped Feta Garlic Dip
This Whipped Feta Garlic Dip requires only 5 ingredients and takes less than 5 minutes to whip up! It is a tasty dip and makes a perfect appetizer!
- 3 Tbsp. olive oil + 1 tsp to drizzle on top of dip
- 2 cloves garlic
- 8 oz. cream cheese softened
- 8 oz. block of feta cheese
- 1 small lemon + zest
- 1 tsp. chives for garnish; chopped optional
- 1/4 tsp. salt optional
- 1/4 tsp. black pepper optional
Blend all ingredients together in a food processor (except the chives). Blend for 2-3 minutes until all of the ingredients are combined. Scrape the sides with a spatula and blend for another minute. By this time the dip will be fluffy like and smooth.
Add the dip to a bowl and enjoy! Serve with your favorite veggies or crackers.
Optional: garnish with a drizzle of olive oil. lemon zest, salt and pepper.
*I highly recommend using a block of feta cheese and NOT feta cheese crumbles. The crumbles will not give it the same smoothness and flavor as most crumbled/shredded cheese are coating with a anti-caking agent such as potato starch and powdered cellulose.
**The feta cheese already has salt in it so you do not have to add the additional salt and pepper but you can if you want more flavor.
***If you want to spice this dip up, simply add 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoons of crushed red chili flakes to the recipe depending on how spicy you want it.