Creamy Whipped Feta Dip | Formidable Kitchen

 

Good day, October! I’ve a child due any day now and I’m truthfully not fairly positive how time is passing so shortly. ANYWAY fall is upon us and so it’s time to start out speaking about holidays, cozy climate, and recipes which might be good for entertaining.

I truly perfected this unbelievable recipe for you a couple of months again and belief me once I say you’re going to make this one repeatedly this season and past. This 10 minute creamy whipped feta yogurt dip isn’t solely straightforward to make with tremendous easy components, nevertheless it’s completely scrumptious and crammed with savory, tangy, recent & candy flavors.

All of that in a single dip? Sure, you know the way I do.

This straightforward feta dip feels a little bit fancy due to the recent honey drizzle and enjoyable toppings – nobody will know you simply blended all the products up in a meals processor! I really like that it has a punch of protein from creamy siggi’s yogurt (my #1 fav for recipes & snacking on the go) and doesn’t have any heaviness that some feta dips have. Sufficient chat, time to *actually* whip this dip up, serve it at your subsequent social gathering, and undoubtedly add it to your upcoming vacation menus.

Dreamy feta dip lightened as much as perfection

Many feta dip recipes are made creamy with issues like bitter cream, mayo, and cream cheese, however this feta dip recipe is lightened up by simply mixing up feta crumbles with protein-packed yogurt.

You all know by now that siggi’s is my go-to for all issues yogurt (together with plant-based!) I really like that one container of their plain yogurt packs 16g of protein and solely 4g of sugar. So easy and completely good for this feta yogurt dip recipe.

ingredients for whipped feta yogurt dip in bowls

All the pieces you’ll have to make this whipped feta dip

This feta yogurt dip actually couldn’t be simpler to make with such easy components. Right here’s all the pieces you’ll have to make it:

  • Yogurt: as I discussed, we’re utilizing siggi’s nonfat plain yogurt for a superb enhance of protein, creaminess, and tangy taste. You can too use their entire milk plain yogurt if that’s your choice.
  • Feta: you’ll in fact want some scrumptious, salty feta crumbles.
  • Olive oil: a little bit olive oil retains the dip additional clean.
  • Lemon: you’ll be including each lemon juice and zest for a beautiful brightness.
  • Garlic: I imply come on, gotta have that savory garlic taste.
  • Seasonings: you’ll season the dip with some salt & pepper.
  • For topping: we’re drizzling on my selfmade scorching honey made with honey and pink pepper flakes, plus including additional lemon zest, toasted, sliced almonds, and recent basil. YES.

ingredients for feta yogurt dip in a food processor

One other topping to attempt

I believe pistachios or toasted walnuts could be fabulous on this recipe for a distinct twist!

Don’t overlook to toast these nuts

Sure, you may add common sliced almonds, however toasting them makes them SO a lot better. There are two straightforward methods to do it:

  1. Stovetop methodology: Add sliced almonds to a pan and place over medium warmth, stirring sometimes for 2-5 minutes till almonds are barely golden brown. Take away from warmth and permit to chill earlier than including them to the feta dip.
  2. Oven methodology: Preheat the oven to 350 levels F. Place sliced almonds on a baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for six to eight minutes till aromatic and golden brown, stirring as soon as midway by means of baking. Watch fastidiously in order that the nuts don’t burn!

The best way to make selfmade scorching honey

Making your personal scorching honey actually takes 1 step – you’ll make this one repeatedly! Merely add your honey and pink pepper flakes to a small bowl and microwave for 15-30 seconds till the honey is barely effervescent. Give it a stir and also you’re good to go!

Tip: as an alternative of pink pepper flakes you can even use a little bit of your fav scorching sauce.

whipped feta yogurt dip in a bowl next to pita chips

Whipped feta yogurt dip in 3 easy steps

  1. Mix your components. You’ll actually add your entire dip components (minus the toppings) to a meals processor and course of till the combination is clean. Add salt & pepper to style and course of once more to combine it up.
  2. Make the recent honey. Warmth up that scorching honey as described above!
  3. Prime & devour. Add your feta dip to a shallow bowl for dipping, drizzle on the recent honey and high with the almonds, lemon zest and basil. Serve with pita chips or veggies and revel in!

drizzling hot honey onto a bowl of whipped feta dip

Tip for serving a crowd

The feta yogurt dip serves 4-6 folks as written, however be at liberty to double it to serve extra!

Can I make it forward of time?

Sure! Be at liberty to make the dip a couple of days forward of time and retailer it in an hermetic container within the fridge. Make sure you reserve the toppings proper earlier than you serve it.

whipped feta yogurt dip in a bowl

Scrumptious methods to serve this whipped feta dip

The choices are actually infinite! We like to eat it as a:

  • Dip (in fact) for pita chips, veggies, crackers, and even your favourite proteins
  • Unfold for sandwiches, burgers, pita wraps, crostini, and flatbreads
  • Dressing for selfmade Greek salads

The best way to retailer feta yogurt dip

Retailer any leftover feta dip in an hermetic container within the fridge for as much as 3-4 days. Give it a very good combine earlier than having fun with it from the fridge!

whipped feta dip in a bowl next to a container of yogurt and pita chips

Extra scrumptious dip recipes to attempt

Get all of my dip recipes right here!

I hope you like this whipped feta yogurt dip! When you make it you’ll want to go away a remark and a ranking so I understand how you preferred it. Take pleasure in, xo!

Whipped Feta Yogurt Dip with Scorching Honey, Basil & Toasted Almonds

whipped feta dip with garnishes in a bowl

Creamy whipped feta yogurt dip made with easy components and topped with a drizzle of scorching honey, recent basil, and crunchy toasted almonds. This straightforward feta dip is the proper steadiness of tangy, candy and savory, and packs a beautiful enhance of protein due to siggi’s yogurt. Dip your fav pita chips, bread and veggies for the final word appetizer.

Components

  • For the whipped feta yogurt:
  • 1
    cup
    siggi’s nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1
    cup
    feta crumbles
  • 2
    tablespoons
    olive oil
  • Zest from 1 lemon
  • 1
    garlic clove
  • ½
    lemon, juiced
  • Freshly floor salt and pepper
  • For the selfmade scorching honey:
  • 2
    tablespoons
    honey
  • 1
    teaspoon
    pink pepper flakes
  • For topping:
  • Further lemon zest (about 1 teaspoon)

  • cup
    toasted sliced almonds
  • Recent torn basil
  • For serving:
  • Pita chips

Directions

  1. Make the whipped feta yogurt sauce: add yogurt, feta, olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice and garlic to the bowl of a meals processor. Course of till clean and nicely mixed, scraping down the edges as vital. Add salt and pepper to style and course of as soon as extra. Add to a shallow bowl that’s nice for dipping.

  2. Make the recent honey by including honey and pink pepper flakes to a small microwaveable bowl. Microwave for 15-30 seconds or till honey is barely effervescent.

  3. Prime the whipped feta yogurt dip with lemon zest, drizzle with the recent honey, sprinkle with toasted sliced almonds and add some recent torn basil on high. Serve with pita chips. Take pleasure in!

Recipe Notes

Be at liberty to double this recipe to serve a crowd. The whipped feta yogurt dip might be made a couple of days forward of time, however reserve the toppings proper earlier than you serve.

I believe pistachios or toasted walnuts could be fabulous on this recipe for a distinct twist.

When you can’t discover toasted sliced almonds, be at liberty to toast your personal at house. Directions are within the weblog publish.

See the complete publish for suggestions, methods & methods to customise this dip!

Vitamin

Servings: 6 servings

Serving dimension: 1 serving (primarily based on 6)

Energy: 178kcal

Fats: 12.7g

Saturated fats: 4.2g

Carbohydrates: 10.6g

Fiber: 0.5g

Sugar: 8.5g

Protein: 6.7g