Large platter of toasted pita chips with feta dip

Creamy Feta Dip

This Creamy Feta Dip is a simple crowd pleasing Mediterranean inspired appetizer and healthy snack that is very easy to prepare for parties and potlucks!
4.67 from 9 votes
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Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 91kcal
Author: Yumna Jawad

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces of Feta cheese broken into chunks
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil plus more for drizzling
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon mint leaves finely chopped, plus more for serving
  • Diced cucumber for serving

Instructions

  • Place the feta cheese, Greek Yogurt, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, black pepper and mint in a large bowl. Whisk the ingredients together until well blended without any chunks of feta leftover.
  • Transfer the dip to a small bowl, cover and store in the fridge for up to one week.
  • When ready to serve, drizzle with olive oil, fresh mint leaves and diced cucumber. Serve with toasted pita bread, if desired.

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Notes

Storage: Store any leftovers in an airtight container. The dip will last in the fridge for up to one week.
Make Ahead Tips: You can make the dip up to 3 days ahead of time and store it in the fridge in an airtight container. Note that it will stiffen in the fridge, but will loosen once left at room temperature for half an hour.
Substitutes: For best results, follow the recipe as is. However if you prefer to skip the garlic and mint, you can do so. They really help flavor the recipe though so I would strongly recommend using them, and especially recommend using them fresh instead of in powdered/dried herb form.
Equipment: You can whip up this feta dip simply by using a fork or spoon. If you want it to be extra creamy and whipped, you can try using a small food processor. I tried mine in the Cuisinart Smart Stick, which is like a mini food processor and perfect for quickly blending small dips like this.  
Nutrition: Please note that the nutrition label provided is an estimate based on an online nutrition calculator. It will vary based on the specific ingredients you use.  This information should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice. The nutrition value is for one serving without any toppings or extra olive oil

Nutrition

Calories: 91kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 23mg | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 2.4mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.1mg