Spicy Pureed Feta Cheese


  • 1 pound feta cheese, brokenino chunks
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp Turkish red pepper or ground red pepper
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, plus extra for drizzling
  • 2 tsp dried mint
  • Sliced tomatoes
  • Assorted olives

How to make Spicy Pureed Feta Cheese

  1. Soak the feta cheese in warm water for about 30 minutes, changing the water often.
  2. Doing so will reduce the saltiness of the cheese.
  3. Drain the cheese well, then crumble it.
  4. Place the feta cheese, garlic, paprika, Turkish red pepper, and olive oil in a food processor fitted with a metal blade.
  5. Process the mixture until smooth.
  6. Transfer it to a shallow bowl, cover, and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes.
  7. Serve the cheese at room temperature.
  8. Drizzle olive oil over the top and sprinkle with the dried mint.
  9. Serve with sliced tomatoes and assorted olives.
  10. ENJOY!

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