This feta cheese dip is super-easy and very quick to make. Perfect as a snack before dinner or to bring along to a pot luck party. I usually add sundried tomatoes or roasted red peppers (the ones in oil are the best), but you can add anything you feel like.
Recipe: Feta Cheese Dip
Here’s what you need:
250 g/0.500 lbs Feta cheese
4 Tbsp. Olive oil
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
Roasted peppers or sundried tomatoes (the ones in olive oil are the best for this purpose)
2 garlic cloves (crushed)
Use a fork to mash the feta cheese and mix it with the olive oil in a bowl.
Add a slice of finely chopped, roasted pepper or a couple of sun dried tomatoes to add some flavor and a nice red color to the dip.
Add a little cayenne pepper to make the dip just spicy enough, but forget about adding salt, as the feta is very salty itself.
You can also use a food processor to mix all the ingredients, but I like the chunkier texture you get from using a fork. Furthermore, it makes the dip look more homemade, and not like something you’ve picked up from the grocery store.
As for the feta cheese, make sure you use one made from sheep’s milk. The ones from cow’s, (which aren’t actually feta), will not have the same creaminess and will lack the characteristic sharp feta flavor.
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