Recipe By George
Rating
Published Jul 1st
Prep 15m Cook - Additional - Ready In 15m
Servings 2 1/2 cups Calories 77.6

This is called tyrokafteri in Greek, a cheesy and spicy spread that is served as an appetizer, similarly to tzatziki. Very easy to make and you can’t go wrong. Enjoy on toasted bread.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 (8 ounce) package feta cheese, crumbled well
  • 3 hot green peppers, stemmed, or more to taste
  • 1 cup full-fat Greek yogurt
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sweet red pepper paste
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, mashed
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Place feta cheese in a large glass bowl. Place green peppers in a food processor and blend into a paste; transfer to the bowl of feta. Add Greek yogurt, olive oil, red pepper paste, vinegar, garlic, and cayenne pepper to the dip. Stir well.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 77.6
  • Carbohydrate 1.5 g
  • Cholesterol 12.4 mg
  • Fat 7 g
  • Fiber 0.2 g
  • Protein 2.3 g
  • Saturated Fat 2.7 g
  • Sodium 282.2 mg
  • Sugar 1.2 g

Chef's Notes

This spread can be very spicy. First mix in half of the green pepper paste, and adjust amounts to taste; Select the best quality feta cheese and olive oil that you can find; Low-fat Greek yogurt may be substituted for the full-fat version.

Reviews

  1. This tasted great
  2. I do not care for feta but made this for my feta loving husband. He thought it was delicious and gave it 5 stars. He said it would be great on a salad or in a baked potato too. He requested I make this often and seeing how it is so simple it gets 5 - Read more ...
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