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Black Pepper Whipped Feta

Black Pepper Whipped Feta is a combination of feta cheese and cream cheese, and this version also features black pepper for a little extra flavor. Serve it with your favorite fruit, vegetables or crackers for the easiest appetizer recipe ever!
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Keyword: whipped feta
Servings: 8
Calories: 189kcal
Author: Erin

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. feta cheese room temperature
  • 8 oz. cream cheese room temperature
  • 1-2 tablespoon black pepper or more to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil optional

Instructions

  • Place feta into your food processor and pulse for 10 seconds. With the motor still running, add the cream cheese in through the top a little at a time. Then, add 1 tablespoon black pepper.
  • You may need to scrape down the sides a few times, and there may still be a few lumps from the feta -- that's ok! If the mixture still isn't blending, add 1 tablespoon olive oil and that should do the trick.
  • Scoop mixture out and place it in a bowl. Add 1 tablespoon black pepper (or more) and drizzle of olive oil (optional). Serve with crackers, pretzels, fruit and/or vegetables and enjoy!

Notes

*Calories are per serving and are an estimation 
*If you're using a pepper grinder (vs. loose ground pepper) you may want to stir the pepper in by hand rather than having to grind the pepper over the stop of your food processor. 

Nutrition

Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 408mg | Potassium: 67mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 500IU | Calcium: 171mg | Iron: 1mg