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Whipped Feta Dip with Garlic, Herbs, and Jalapeño

Tangy, briny feta cheese whipped with an herby mixture of parsley, garlic, jalapeño, and lemon! Serve with grilled bread, crostini, or crudités!
Prep Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 6
Calories: 351kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 c parsley leaves and stems roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice + 1 tbsp zest
  • ¼ c olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 jalapeño stems and seeds removed
  • 16 oz feta cheese
  • ½ c cream cheese room temperature
  • salt and freshly cracked black pepper

Instructions

  • Place the parsley, lemon juice and zest, olive oil, garlic, and jalapeño in the base of a food processor. Pulse the ingredients together until smooth. Season with salt and pepper then pour the mixture into a bowl and set aside. Do not rinse or wash the food processor (yet)!
  • Add the cream cheese and feta cheese to the food processor. Pulse until smooth and creamy. If it's too thick add a splash of water, about ¼c.
  • Spread the whipped feta into a shallow bowl or onto a platter. Top with the parsley-garlic-jalapeño mixture. Serve with grilled bread and or crudités.

Notes

Whipped Feta Dip will stay fresh in the refrigerator for up to five days. Store in a container with a tight-fitting lid. 

Nutrition

Calories: 351kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 88mg | Sodium: 910mg | Potassium: 128mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1441IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 407mg | Iron: 1mg