5 Minute Greek Dip

by zesty on December 23, 2008 · 24 comments

Happy Tuesday!  I have been meaning to prepare some quick dips for entertaining around the holidays for a while now and for some reason it just gets pushed down on my list of things to do.  That is, until now.  I am about to share with you a super simple Greek dip that is always a huge hit at the parties and family functions.

This dip is so versatile and quick to make.  Next time you are heading to a potluck or a gathering sign yourself up for an appetizer and try this recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 Block Cream Cheese
  • 1/2 Cup Feta Cheese
  • 1/4 Cup Plain Yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp. Chopped Fresh Dill
  • 1 Clove Garlic
  • 1/2 Tsp. Pepper
  • Chopped Green Onions
  • Chopped Cucumber
  • Diced Black Olives
  • Diced Tomatoes

Method

  1. Mix cheeses, yogurt and spices until blended smooth (either in a food processor or by hand).
  2. Pour mixture into dish and spread evenly.
  3. Top with fresh vegetables.
  4. Enjoy!

I like to serve this dip with homemade toasted pita chips.  Simply break up some pita bread and throw it on a cookie sheet and bake at 300 degrees turning once until crispy.  This is a great dish… give it a try.

I hope everyone is having a great week thus far.  I look forward to sharing another party appetizer tomorrow.  Have a great day and good luck finishing your shopping.  Don’t forget about Zesty’s present.

Take care

zesty

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1 Megan

This dip looks and sounds delicious! I might just have to make this for Christmas Eve. Thanks Zesty!

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2 Erica

Oh my- this sounds good! I’d be sitting next to this dip all night! Hope you’re ready for Christmas- two days!!

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3 Jenna

This is a great recipe I can’t wait to make it for our annual xmas eve get together!!! thank you!!! I hope you have a great Christmas!

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4 Meghann

Great easy recipe! Thanks for sharing!

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5 VeggieGirl

Love dips!

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6 veronicaromm

What to say. I love it.

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7 Heather McD (Heather Eats Almond Butter)

Another winner Zesty! So easy. I would love to make this for my next potluck. Thank you.

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8 Bob

Mmmm, Greek dip. Looks awesome!

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9 Johanna B

Anything with feta has to be great. I’m making this for my daughter’s Christmas eve celebration. Thanks.

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10 ZestyCook

Thanks everyone – I really appreciate your kind words.

I must say this is always the first dish to disappear at gatherings… let me know if anyone puts this together and tries it.

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11 Missy (Missy Maintains)

Looks delicious! Thanks for the recipe!

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12 cathy

This dip looks SO good! I can’t wait to try it.

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13 mahimaa

wow.. quick and yummy… love it.

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14 Culinary Cory

Wow! This dip looks pretty rich. Hold the olives and it would be perfect. hehe

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15 Biz

Just catching up on my blog reading – its been a crazy week!

Love your dip recipe (I’ll just leave out the green onion! :D

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16 HangryPants

That looks amazing and so festive!

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17 Olga

This looks really delicious! and easy to make! and colorful! and versatile! Yes, I like it ;)

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18 Foong

You know, this will make a great dip for carrot and celery sticks..heheh, healthy food with a tad of sinful creaminess wouldn’t be all bad.

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19 Richard

This looks easy to make and really great! Can’t wait to give it a try!

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20 tljordan

I have made this dip a few times now and everyone loves it! It is very easy to whip up when unexpected guests come over…thanks for sharing.

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21 ZestyCook

Tessa – that is so awesome that you use this dip as a goto dip for guests. It is super easy to make and always a crowd favorite at any event i take it to as well. Thanks for reading.

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22 Julie

For a school project we are required to make some sort of Greek dish and explain its origin. I figured pita bread with some sort of dip would be simple and easiest to satisfy most of the students and I’m almost guarenteed it will be a big hit.I was just wondering if anyone knew any of the historical history or significance of this recipe and if it orginally was called something else? I also know there is another cucumber yogurt dip called Tzatziki and if anyone knew a quick recipe for that as well and what their opinion of it is that would help greatly. Thanks so much. -Julie

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23 Nancy

First, let me say, I don’t cook and can royally screw up the simplest thing. I decided to make this for a Dip-off at work and it was so easy and quick to make. Mine came out really thick (maybe I measured something incorrectly? or maybe that’s how it’s supposed to be) but I just added more yogurt until I got it to a consistency I liked. The results…I won tastiest dip! It was a hit! Thanks so much for the recipe! I will surely be making this again. :)

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24 zesty

Glad you enjoyed it Nancy! It’s supposed to be thick. And glad you won tastiest dip!

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