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Greek Feta Hot Spread (Tyrokafteri)

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This is called tyrokafteri in Greek, a cheesy and spicy spread that is served as an appetizer, similarly to tzatziki. Very easy to make and you can't go wrong. Enjoy on toasted bread."
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15 m servings 78
Original recipe yields 20 servings (2 1/2 cups)


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  1. Place feta cheese in a large glass bowl. Place green peppers in a food processor and blend into a paste; transfer to the bowl of feta. Add Greek yogurt, olive oil, red pepper paste, vinegar, garlic, and cayenne pepper to the dip. Stir well.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • This spread can be very spicy. First mix in half of the green pepper paste, and adjust amounts to taste.
  • Select the best quality feta cheese and olive oil that you can find.
  • Low-fat Greek yogurt may be substituted for the full-fat version.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 78 calories; 7 1.5 2.3 12 282 Full nutrition

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I do not care for feta but made this for my feta loving husband. He thought it was delicious and gave it 5 stars. He said it would be great on a salad or in a baked potato too. He requested I ma...