Whipped Feta Dip with Garlic Pita Chips

By Jessica Hylton - - Updated

This whipped feta dip is so creamy, tasty and has a delicious hint of spice! Top it off with garlic pita chips and you’ve got a perfect party snack!

Whipped feta dip in a ramekin with garlic pita chips.

With World Cup being the most prominent event right now,  I’m sure you’re feeling pretty snack. I know I totally I am. While I’m usually up for any quick and yummy homemade snack, I’ve been craving feta cheese for a while, and had some ricotta in the fridge and we decided it was time to use it up. I had read about whipped feta and decided well, if feta is so delicious crumbled, it should be good whipped right?

Umm, AMAZING whipped.

Top down shot of whipped feta dip in a ramekin with garlic pita chips. I’m talking Jessica-ate-everything-except-one-chip-poor-Mr.-Bakes (formerly known as Mr. Jessiker Bakes – thanks to JayCue for the new name!). I know sad, but I have no self control around feta and whipped feta made go insane. It’s soft, SO soft, creamy beyond belief and SO flavourful. At first, we had whipped it for about 2 minutes then decided to add in the olive oil, then instead of a few more seconds of whipping we went for another 2 minutes. Mr. Bakes gave me the are-you-crazy look but I said trust me, with a broken leg for the past 7 weeks I’ve had a LOT of free time to think on this. Needless to say, it worked out perfectly. All the flavours were blended together and an 20 minutes later after this shoot, everything tasted even better. So, wait, trust me, and the results will amaze you.
Close up of whipped feta dip in a ramekin.

If you’re a cheese lover, you will love this recipe. Even if you aren’t, you’ll love this recipe. I loved the kick of spice it gave off with the addition of the red pepper flakes…which is obvious since as per above I ATE EVERYTHING. I gave up lunch and had this instead. P.S. the olive oil drizzling? YES. The pita chips are delicious by themselves, really, as evidenced by my little brother AND my dad snacking on the ones I might have burnt a bit because I wasn’t paying attention because I was focusing on the dip oops. Even tasty that way. But with the dip? Fabulous. With the dip and a little olive oil drizzled on top soaked slightly into it? YES, NOW, ALWAYS.

Sorry that I’m shouting. I have been waiting to share this dip. My new thing is garlic bread with olive oil and balsamic vinegar like they serve at restaurants. Except, with the addition of my Mac playing endless YouTube videos all day. That would help with awkward restaurant dinner conversations.

P.S., not that I’m affiliated with them (yet hopefully!) but you should totally buy Athenos Feta Cheese. I literally buy this brand every time and it’s pretty amazing. Just a heads up, because sometimes you ask me what specific brand I use and I want your recipes to turn out amazing too!

Anyway, I’m off to watch another match. Currently enjoying just how exciting this World Cup is! Happy Monday!

Feta dip with Garlic pita chips in the background.

 If you enjoyed these pita chips you’ll also enjoy this Strawberry Salsa!

Strawberry salsa in a glass bowl on a blue table.

Want more World Cup food? These Cheesy Buffalo Cauliflower Wings are INSANELY delicious!

Cheesy buffalo cauliflower wings on a large white plate.

Whipped Feta Dip with Garlic Pita Chips

This whipped feta dip is so creamy, tasty and has a delicious hint of spice! Top it off with garlic pita chips and you’ve got a perfect party snack!
by: Jessica in the Kitchen
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Course Appetizers, Jams, Sauces, Dips & Spreads, Snacks
Cuisine American
Ingredients

Pita Chips:

  • 2 pita breads
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Whipped Feta Dip:

  • 1/4 cup ricotta
  • 1/2 brick cubed feta cheese 4 ounces (I use Athenos Feta Cheese)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Olive oil for drizzling
Instructions

Instructions

Pita Chips

  • Prehead the oven to 400 degrees. Cut the pita bread into triangles by first halving the bread, then in quarters, then in ⅓'s. Spray a cookie sheet with non-stick spray and line it with pita chips. Spray chips with oil spray, then sprinkle with the combination of garlic, pepper and salt. Turn chips over and sprinkle with remaining seasoning.
  • Bake for 8 minutes. Make the feta dip while waiting on the chips. Remove and allow to cool.

Whipped Feta Dip

  • Blend all the ingredients together in a food processor for 4 minutes, scraping down the sides every 2 minutes with a spatula when off to incorporate all ingredients. Spoon into a bowl and drizzle olive oil on top. Eat with garlic pita chips or any other crackers or chips.
NOTES
Notes
Dip can be stored in the fridge covered for up to a week (bearing in mind the expiry date of cheeses).
Pita chips can be stored in a ziplock bag to be kept crisp, and re-toasted in an oven for 2 minutes at 400 degrees.

Nutrition

Calories: 258kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 1741mg | Potassium: 163mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 285IU | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 2mg
by Jessica

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47 comments

  1. Wow you made this??? Girl you are killing the game! Love it!

  2. Ashley says:

    Woot woot for whipped feta!! Girl we are so on the same page lately! And homemade pita chips are the heat. I need to go make another batch!

  3. Beth says:

    I’m loving the World Cup too – and this would be the perfect snack to enjoy it with.

  4. I absolutely have to try this Whipped Feta Dip! Looks amazing!!

  5. My snacky brain is flipping out over these, Jessica!! Lately I’ve been craving salty snacks, so this whipped feta (and those pita chips – swoon!) would totally hit the spot. Pinning!

  6. Julie says:

    I just whipped up a batch. VERY GOOD, but next time I will leave out the garlic salt, a little too salty for me. Might try it with roasted garlic. Mine is very thin. I hope it thickens up once it is chilled. Thanks for sharing Jessica.

  7. Ratherbebaking says:

    Update from previous post. The dip did thicken up and my husband said “you can make that again”.

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