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Feta and Pistachio Dip
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5 from 4 votes

Quick Pistachio Feta Dip

This feta dip is a delicious mezze spread. This dipping sauce goes well with french bread or pita
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Persian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 258kcal
Author Marita

Equipment

  • food processor

Ingredients

  • 100 g shelled pistachio nuts  3.5 oz
  • 75 ml olive oil 2.5 fl oz
  • 300 g feta cheese  10.5 oz
  • 2 teaspoon dried dill
  • 30 g fresh coriander 1 oz - remove the leaves from the stems
  • 1 garlic clove peeled and crushed
  • 1 chilli remove the seeds if you dont like it too hot
  • 3 teaspoon greek yoghurt
  • juice of half a lemon

Instructions

  • Grind the pistachios in the food processor for 30 seconds.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients (olive oil, feta cheese, dill, coriander/cilantro, garlic, chilli, Greek Yoghurt and lemon juice) and grind to a smooth paste.
  • Season with pepper. (Add salt is necessary as the feta cheese is already quite salty)
  • Serve with pita bread or baguette.

Nutrition

Calories: 258kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 422mg | Potassium: 201mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 531IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 209mg | Iron: 1mg