Roasted Garlic Feta Dip | Formidable Kitchen


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Up subsequent? The creamiest roasted garlic feta dip whipped to perfection in your meals processor or blender with easy elements and topped with all the recent herbs you will discover. I LOVE serving this dip with a plate filled with recent veggies, crackers, and pretzels. Keep tuned tomorrow for one more new recipe that simply so occurs to be the right option to get pleasure from this dip.

Take a look at just a few other ways to make this dip your individual, and much more methods to serve it up under! Add it to your entire upcoming spring and summer season events, holidays, brunches, and get-togethers.

roasted garlic feta dip in a bowl topped with herbs next to crackers

The whole lot you’ll must make this garlic feta dip

This simple garlic feta dip requires simply 5 primary elements and is SO creamy and scrumptious. Right here’s what you’ll want:

  • Garlic: we’re roasting an entire head of garlic, which will get good and caramelized within the oven.
  • Olive oil: you’ll want olive oil for roasting the garlic, mixing within the feta dip, and drizzling on high (should you’d like).
  • Yogurt: slightly Greek yogurt provides a beautiful tangy taste, creaminess, and protein to the dip.
  • Feta: can’t have feta dip with out salty, savory feta!
  • Lemon juice: recent lemon juice provides the right quantity of brightness to stability the savory flavors.
  • Seasonings: don’t overlook slightly salt and pepper to deliver all of it collectively.
  • To garnish: I really like topping this dip with recent herbs like parsley, chives, or dill, plus pink pepper flakes.

ingredients for garlic feta dip in a food processor

Strive these taste variations

  • Herbed Whipped Garlic Dip: Add 2 tablespoons of a mixture of chopped recent leafy herbs (resembling dill, parsley, cilantro or basil) earlier than mixing.
  • Tahini Whipped Garlic Dip: Add 2 tablespoons tahini to the blender and course of till easy. That is SO good! High with toasted sesame seeds on high.

garlic feta dip blended in a food processor

roast a head of garlic

This dip begins with aromatic, savory, roasted garlic. It’s SO simple to do:

  • Prep the garlic. Preheat the oven to 400º levels F. Lower off ¼-½” from the highest, or the “stem” finish, of a garlic bulb (i.e. not the foundation) and place it on a chunk of tin foil. Drizzle the garlic with a tablespoon of olive oil, then shut the tin foil round it.
  • Roast it up. Place the foil-wrapped garlic bulb on a small baking sheet and roast for about 40 minutes or till the garlic cloves are gentle and calmly golden in colour.
  • Cool & add to the dip. Let the garlic cool utterly, then squeeze the garlic cloves out of the pores and skin and into your meals processor to make the feta dip.

easy garlic feta dip in a bowl next to vegetables and crackers

Our favourite methods to get pleasure from this garlic feta dip

  • Dip recent greens, pretzels, pita bread naan, or crackers (like these do-it-yourself paleo crackers).
  • Use it as a sandwich unfold or perhaps a salad dressing on a salad like this one!
  • Drizzle it on roasted veggies or a gorgeous sheet pan meal like this one, and even toss it with pasta for a scrumptious roasted garlic pasta sauce.

roasted garlic feta dip in a bowl next to veggies and crackers

Tip for serving a crowd

The roasted garlic feta dip serves 4-6 folks as written, however be happy to double it to serve extra!

Make this dip forward of time

Be at liberty to make this garlic feta dip just a few days forward of time and retailer it in an hermetic container within the fridge. I might wait to garnish it with recent herbs till you’re able to serve it.

roasted garlic feta dip in a bowl

retailer this garlic feta dip

Retailer any leftover feta dip in an hermetic container within the fridge for as much as 3-4 days. Give it a very good combine earlier than having fun with it from the fridge!

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I hope you’re keen on this roasted garlic feta dip recipe! For those who make it remember to depart a remark and a score so I understand how you favored it. Take pleasure in, xo!

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Roasted Garlic Whipped Feta Dip

garlic feta dip in a bowl

Prep Time 10 minutes

Prepare dinner Time 45 minutes

Whole Time 55 minutes

Serves6 servings

Creamy garlic feta dip made with an entire head of roasted garlic, protein-packed Greek yogurt, recent lemon juice, and feta cheese. You may love the savory, salty, tangy flavors whipped collectively on this simple garlic feta dip! High with recent herbs and serve with veggies, crackers, and extra.

Components

  • For the roasted garlic:
  • 1 head of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • For the whipped feta yogurt:
  • ¾-1 cup plain Greek yogurt (2% or complete milk most popular!)
  • 4 ounces feta, crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon recent lemon juice
  • Freshly floor salt and pepper, to style
  • To garnish
  • Further-virgin olive oil
  • 1 -2 tablespoons recent chopped leafy herbs, resembling parsley, chives or dill
  • Crimson pepper flakes, elective

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 levels F.

  • For the garlic: peel and discard the outer papery layers of the entire garlic head. Depart the skins intact of the person cloves. Utilizing a pointy knife, minimize ¼ inch off from the highest of the cloves in order that the person cloves of garlic are uncovered. Place garlic in a medium piece of foil and drizzle the highest of the garlic with olive oil then loosely wrap within the foil and place on a small sheet pan. Roast within the oven for 40 minutes till very aromatic. Permit garlic to chill for five minutes earlier than eradicating foil.

  • Make the whipped feta yogurt dip: enable the garlic to chill sufficient to the contact, then merely use your fingers to squeeze the roasted garlic from the pores and skin and add it on to a excessive powered blender or meals processor. Then add in yogurt, feta, olive oil, and lemon juice. Course of till easy and effectively mixed, scraping down the perimeters as obligatory. Add salt and pepper to style and course of/mix as soon as extra.

  • Add to a shallow bowl that’s nice for dipping then drizzle a little bit of olive oil on high. Garnish with slightly recent chopped leafy herbs – no matter you’ve got readily available is nice! This can be a good pairing with my parmesan roasted potatoes, but additionally pretty as a dip with chips, crostini or veggies, or as a variety on sandwiches, served with roasted hen, and even beneath a mattress of roasted veggies! Completely as much as you.

Recipe Notes

Herbed Whipped Garlic Dip: Add 2 tablespoons of a mixture of chopped recent leafy herbs (resembling dill, parsley, cilantro or basil) earlier than mixing.
Tahini Whipped Garlic Dip: Add 2 tablespoons tahini to the blender and course of till easy. That is SO good! High with toasted sesame seeds on high.
See the total publish for suggestions, methods, and extra methods to customise this dip!

Vitamin

Serving: 1serving (primarily based on 6, dip solely)Energy: 130calCarbohydrates: 3.9gProtein: 5.9gFats: 10.4gSaturated Fats: 3.9gFiber: 0.1gSugar: 1.3g

Recipe by: Monique Volz // Formidable Kitchen | Pictures by: Eat Love Eats

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