Whipped Feta with Honey and Pistachios Dip: The Crowd Pleaser Appetizer

Whipped Feta with Honey and Pistachios Dip: The Crowd Pleaser Appetizer

This cream cheese dip is an excellent option for when you need a last-minute appetizer for a party you forgot or if you’re just in the mood for something incredible. It’s easy, fast and only requires a few ingredients that you probably already have in your fridge. The best part is, it can be made ahead of time so you don’t have to stress about it last minute.

So what are you waiting for? Give this easy dip recipe a try at your next party – your guests will thank you!

 

Ingredients for the Whipped Feta, Honey and Pistachio Dip

Feta Cheese: I like to use a good quality feta cheese for this recipe. If you can find it, I recommend using sheep’s milk feta as it has a richer flavor.

Cream Cheese: This adds creaminess and body to the dip. You could also use mascarpone cheese if you want an even richer dip. Make sure your cream cheese is at room temperature to ensure it's easy to blend and creates a smooth dip

Lemon: The lemon zest lightens the taste of the cheese.

Garlic: For the garlic lovers you can use more than 1/2 a teaspoon or less depending on your taste. If you’re not a fan of garlic, you could leave it out altogether.

Olive Oil: This is used to thin out the dip and make it easier to spread. You could also use melted butter if you prefer.

Honey: I like to use a good quality honey for this recipe as it really adds depth of flavor. If you’re not a fan of honey, you could also use agave nectar or maple syrup.

 

What to serve with this easy dip recipe

The beauty of this easy dip recipe is that it goes with just about anything! Here are some ideas:

- Crackers

- Naan

- Pretzels

- Pita chips

- Breadsticks

So there you have it – a delicious and easy dip recipe that will be the hit of your next party! Give it a try and let me know what you think in the comments below.

 

 

 

Whipped Feta with Honey and Pistachios Dip Recipe

 

Ingredients:

4 oz crumbled Feta cheese
4 oz cream cheese, room temperature
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2 tsp minced garlic
1/4 C honey
1 Tbsp chopped pistachios


Instructions:

1. In a blender, combine feta, cream cheese and olive oil until cheese is well combined and smooth. Add lemon juice, lemon zest and garlic, mixing well again.
2. Scoop cheese out of the blender onto a small plate or into a shallow bowl. Use a large spoon to create a well in the centre of the cheese. Fill the well with honey. Garnish the sides of the well with pistachios.
3. Serve immediately with warm pieces of pita, crackers, bread sticks, bread, or naan.

 

Watch me make this recipe here.

 


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