The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Profile Photo

Roasted Garlic & Jalapeno Whipped Feta

0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

8
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

Roasted garlic and jalapenos are whipped with Greek yogurt and feta cheese in this creamy, tangy and spicy dip. Perfect for snacking with pita chips and fresh vegetables or as a spread on sandwiches and burgers.

Ingredients

  • 1 head Garlic
  • 3 whole Jalapenos
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil, Divided
  • 16 ounces, weight Block Of Feta Cheese
  • ¼ cups Plain Nonfat Greek Yogurt
  • ½ whole Lemon, Zest And Juice
  • Salt And Pepper, to taste

Preparation

Preheat oven to 400 F. Slice the top off the bulb of garlic. Drizzle with 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil and wrap loosely in aluminum foil. Lightly oil the jalapenos with 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil.

Place the jalapenos and the aluminum-wrapped garlic bulb on a baking sheet in the preheated oven and roast for 25 to 30 minutes. The jalapenos may be done a little bit sooner than the garlic, so keep an eye on them after the 15 minute mark. They are done when they are a bit browned and you can tell that they are soft.

When the jalapenos and garlic are done, allow them to cool to room temperature while whipping the feta. In the bowl of a large food processor, add the crumbled feta, yogurt, remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil, and the juice and zest of half of the lemon. Squeeze the garlic cloves out of the bulb (they should separate very easily from the skin) and into the food processor. Process until smooth and creamy. Add salt and pepper to taste, and transfer to a serving dish.

Peel the skin away from the roasted jalapenos—it should be thin and papery, and very easily removed. Slice open lengthwise and scrape out the seeds and membranes before dicing. Stir the diced jalapenos by hand into the whipped feta.

Serve with toasted pita, chips, or crackers. Can be stored in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

One Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Profile photo of Kim

Kim on 12.5.2014

YUMMM! This was so simple and delicious. I went a little less on the peppers because I am a baby about spicy things, but it was so perfect and a total party hit. Great with pita chips and cucumbers.

No Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Related Recipes

Cake Batter Dip
Profile Photo by Erin Table for Seven in appetizers
All you need is 3 ingredients for this delicious and fun...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 10 Level: Easy


Cinnamon Maple Chex Mix
Profile Photo by Olga in appetizers
This makes a great party mix for your fall get-togethers or...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 8 Level: Easy


Dill Peanuts
Profile Photo by Dax Phillips in appetizers
A simple recipe infusing peanuts with a bit of spice and...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 8 Level: Easy


Apple Almond Energy Bars
Profile Photo by Leigh Suznovich of Jeanie and Lulu's Kitchen in appetizers
These apple almond energy bars are truly the perfect grab and...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 8 Level: Easy


Apple Donuts
Profile Photo by Rebecca Bertoldi in appetizers
These Apple Donuts were inspired by an episode of Food Network’s...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 10 Level: Easy