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Whipped Feta Dip With Toasted Walnuts And Garlic

Whipped Feta Dip With Toasted Walnuts And Garlic is the most popular dip recipe I make. Among the easiest appetizers to bring to a party is a delicious dip.
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Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Greek, International, Mediterranean
Keyword: dip, feta, garlic, toasted walnuts, Whipped feta, Whipped Feta Dip With Toasted Walnuts And Garlic
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 159kcal
Cost: $0.49

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Equipment

  • food processor

Ingredients

  • 4 large cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil and additional for drizzling
  • 1 cup walnut halves lightly toasted
  • 12 ounces feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves and (trimmed) stems
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes to taste
  • black pepper freshly ground

Instructions

  • In a 350°F oven, toast the walnuts until the oils begin to give off an aroma, about 12 minutes. Be sure to toss the walnuts FREQUENTLY while toasting, being careful not to burn. Alternatively, this method can be performed in a non-stick skillet on the stove top.
  • Next combine the walnuts, the crumbled feta, milk, oregano, parsley, black pepper, red pepper flakes and garlic cloves in a food processor and pulse until very smooth.
  • Scrape the dip into the serving dish using a rubber spatula.
  • Drizzle dip with quality olive oil and serve.

Notes

Make Ahead:
Whipped Feta Dip may be made up to 2 days ahead and be kept refrigerated in an airtight container until ready to use. Remove from fridge 30 minutes before serving and stir well.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 324mg | Potassium: 98mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 379IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 172mg | Iron: 1mg

Please note that the nutrition information provided above is approximate and meant as a guideline only.