Creamy Whipped Feta


This creamy and tangy dip gets topped with tart and sweet sun-dried tomatoes, pine nuts, and parsley to make a delicious party appetizer that everyone will love. This is not only a tasty dip for veggies or crackers, it is fantastic served in a pita with grilled chicken or pork. Use high-quality feta and olive oil for best results.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins


  • 8 ounces chopped feta cheese

  • ¾ cup Greek yogurt

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest

  • freshly ground black pepper to taste

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided

  • 1 tablespoon minced oil-packed dried tomatoes

  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley


  1. Combine feta cheese, Greek yogurt, garlic, lemon zest, and black pepper in a food processor. Pulse several times to combine. With motor running, slowly drizzle in 2 tablespoons olive oil until dip is smooth and creamy, approximately 1 minute, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed.

  2. Transfer mixture to a bowl or onto a plate and top with sun-dried tomatoes, pine nuts, and parsley. Drizzle with remaining olive oil and serve.

Cook's Note:

The feta dip keeps up to 5 days in refrigerator, but mixture will thicken the longer it is refrigerated.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

122 Calories
11g Fat
2g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 122
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 265mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 4g
Potassium 34mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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