Fresh Feta Spread

by | Jul 17, 2014 | All, Appetizers

Summer snacking doesn’t get much simpler than this Fresh Feta Spread. 

Fresh Feta Spread

Summer is all about easy. 

Lazy summer nights and leisurely dinners. Languishing by the pool for just a little longer. Loosy-goosey house rules and deadlines.….you get the idea. 

It may take me a while to lose my routines after school lets out, but once I do, I’m all about embracing laid back summer living. And this Fresh Feta Spread is Exhibit A in my quest to keep life simpler this summer, especially when it comes to eats. 

I can’t think of many dishes less complicated than this. Dump all of the ingredients in the food processor, pulse it until it’s as smooth as you want it, and then refrigerate for a few hours to allow the flavors to meld. Serve it with olives, pita wedges and veggies for some warm weather snacking or slather it on a sandwich for a fresh spin on your usual mid-day meal.  

Enjoying this Fresh Feta Spread is nearly effortless, just like summer living should be.  

Fresh Feta Spread

Yield: 2 cups

Fresh Feta Spread

Fresh Feta Spread

Filled with greek flavors, this fresh feta spread is a great dip for vegetables or on a sandwich.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped pepperoncini salad peppers
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor and process to desired level of smoothness. Cover and refrigerate for at least two hours.

Notes

Makes about 1 cup of spread.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 113 Total Fat: 9g Saturated Fat: 5g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 4g Cholesterol: 25mg Sodium: 269mg Carbohydrates: 3g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 2g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 4g

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