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Whipped Feta Herb Dip

Whipped Feta Herb Dip whips feta cheese until light and fluffy with rich roasted garlic and loads of fresh herbs.  A flavorful addition to crudites and snack platters!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword basil, dill, dip, feta, greek yogurt, roasted garlic, the best beginnings
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 1 minute
Servings 4 servings
Calories 190kcal
Author Tristin Rieken - ONE armed MAMA

Ingredients

  • 1 head garlic about 10 cloves
  • 4 ounces feta cheese 1/2 cup crumbled
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chives
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper

Instructions

Roasted Garlic

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Separate head of garlic into individual cloves. Rub off any papery skin but do not completely peel the cloves. Trim the end off the stem end of each clove.
  • Put the cloves in the center of a piece of foil, drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with salt and gather up into a pouch.
  • Bake directly on the oven rack until soft and lightly browned, about an hour.
  • Open the pouch and let cool until the are cold enough to handle. Then squeeze each clove gently at the untrimmed end. Store refrigerated until ready to use.

Whipped Feta Herb Dip

  • Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender and pulse until completely smooth and air has been whipped in. 
  • Spoon into serving dish and top with a drizzle of olive oil. Garnish with roasted garlic cloves and fresh herbs.
  • Store covered in the refrigerator until ready to serve, up to 3 days. Serve with vegetables, pita chips, beet crisps or toasted baguette.

Notes

Recipe yields roughly one cup of dip

Nutrition

Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 413mg | Potassium: 102mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 620IU | Vitamin C: 3.1mg | Calcium: 194mg | Iron: 0.4mg