I have been a terribly bad blogger of late. I have a few valid excuses, a few of which I’ll share with you later this week but for now, all I can do is hope that this delectable dip will make up for my lack of posts for the last week or so.
I made this the first time for our NYE party and it was an instant hit. All of our guests loved it and I was begged for the recipe. I’ve made it a few times since then and I fall in love with it every single time. It’s spicy, salty, zesty and just perfect when served with crispy pita chips or as part of a tapas board. It’s also incredibly easy and quick to make if you have a good food processor. Taste as you go and adjust the flavours to suit your palate. I like it quite spicy, minty and lemony so I add loads of these flavourings. I make a big batch of this and keep it in my fridge to add zing to almost everything. It’s fantastic as a spread on a sandwich with chicken or ham and it’s just delicious on a lamb burger.
- 500 g feta cheese
- 1 garlic clove peeled
- zest and juice from 1 lemon
- 1-2 red chillies roughly chopped
- small handful fresh mint leaves
- pepper to taste
- 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
Place all the ingredients in the bowl of a food processor and blend until everything is roughly chopped.
With the motor running, pour in the olive oil and blend until the dip is well blended and everything is finely chopped.
Transfer the dip to a serving bowl and serve.
I used my Kitchen Aid food processor to make this dip. The food processor is available from TAKEALOT.com. This is not a sponsored post but TAKEALOT were incredibly generous by sending me the food processor. .