Whipped Tre Stelle® Feta Dip with Mint Pesto
This recipe will confirm your ‘love affair with cheese’. Whips up in a snap and is creamy, herbaceous and bright!Prep Time:
15 minutes Ready In:
30 minutes or less Serves:
Makes approximately 3 cups
Dip: 2 tubs | 150 g each Tre Stelle® Feta Cheese, crumbled 1 lemon, juiced 1/2 cup | 125 mL plain Greek yogurt or sour cream 1 tsp | 5 mL hot sauce 1/2 cup | 125 mL olive oil salt and black pepper to taste Mint Pesto: 3 cups | 750 mL loosely packed fresh mint leaves 1 tsp | 5 mL salt 1/2 cup | 125 mL olive oil crackers, kalamata olives and chopped English cucumbers for serving
Dip: Place Crumbled Feta Cheese, lemon juice, yogurt and hot sauce into the bowl of a food processor fitted with a chopping blade and process until creamy. Stream olive oil through feed tube and continue to process until light and fluffy – approximately 5 minutes. Taste and add salt and black pepper. Remove from processor bowl, place in a shallow serving dish, cover and refrigerate until ready to use. Mint Pesto: Place mint and salt into the bowl of a food processor fitted with a chopping blade and process until finely chopped. With motor running, stream olive oil through the feed tube and process until blended. Place in an airtight container or jar and refrigerate until ready to use. (Remove from refrigerator one hour prior to using). Drizzle dip with mint pesto and serve with crackers, kalamata olives and chopped English cucumbers if desired.