Creamy Whipped Feta Dip

Greek Feta Dip is an excellent starter for any occasion! Made with just 4 ingredients and a few spices, this appetizer dip recipe is simple to make and great for sharing.

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I love all things feta, and this Creamy Greek Dip is one-of-a-kind.

Whether you like to dip it with pita chips, slather it on a sandwich or a wrap OR enjoy it with your favorite vegetables, it’s amazing and pairs beautifully with so many things.

It also stands alone as an appetizer, which is one of my favorite ways to enjoy it. You could pair it with other dips, like Roasted Garlic Hummus or Cheesy Bean Dip to make a dip platter!

You can also dress it up, as shown in these pictures. I’ll explain how to do that below! 

Why You’ll Love This Easy Greek Feta Dip

There are so many reasons why we love this Greek feta dip, but here are just a few:

  • Quick and easy – You can have this dip ready in just about five minutes. Perfect for last minute get togethers.
  • Simple ingredients – Besides the seasonings that are more than likely already in your spice cabinet, you only need 4 simple ingredients.
  • Customizable – You can top this dip with just about anything, and the options for dippers are endless!
pita chip dipping into greek feta dip

Greek Feta Dip Ingredients

You don’t need a lot of ingredients to make this Whipped Feta Dip, which makes it all that more enticing. 

  • Feta cheese — this is the most important ingredient of the dip. There is no replacement. You can purchase it in a block or crumbled. If you purchase it in brine, take the cheese out of the brine and pat it dry with a paper towel. I do not recommend using lower fat or nonfat feta cheese.
  • Olive oil — or extra virgin olive oil, if you prefer 
  • Plain Greek yogurt — this adds some creamy tartness to the dip. Do not use traditional yogurt because it will affect the texture.
  • Lemon juice — freshly squeezed is best, but also fresh lemon zest can add a zing too.
  • Seasonings —kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper add extra flavor to this dip after it has been made. Season to taste. If the dip is bitter to your tastebuds, add ½ teaspoon of honey after tasting to balance.

Garnish the dip with your favorite toppings. As you can see here, I sliced heirloom grape tomatoes in half and added capers, as well as a drizzle of olive oil and fresh dill, but you can garnish it any way you see fit! Infused olive oil, preserved lemons or garlic confit can also elevate it.

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How to Serve Greek Feta Dip

This dip pairs with so many different items. Here are a few suggestions of what to serve alongside it:

  • Pita chips (homemade or store bought)
  • Carrot sticks
  • Celery
  • Mini cucumbers
  • Sugar snap peas
  • Crusty bread
  • Pita bread
  • Red peppers
  • Bell pepper slices
  • Tomatoes
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How to Make Greek Feta Dip

This creamy dip is literally as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  1. Add ingredients to food processor. In the food processor or in a blender, combine the feta cheese with olive oil, yogurt and lemon juice.
  2. Blend. Blitz the ingredients until just combined. Blending the dip for too long can result in a runnier dip, which is equally as delicious but it does not dip as well.
  3. Taste and season. Give the dip a taste and season with salt and pepper, if desired. 

Pour the dip into a bowl for serving. I recommend using one that is wider than it is deep to where you have a large surface area to garnish.

Slice cherry tomatoes (or your favorite tomatoes) into bite-sized pieces. Sprinkle those along one side of the dip in a crescent moon shape.

Sprinkle capers on top of the tomatoes. Drizzle with olive oil, and add fresh dill leaves for garnish before serving with your favorite dippers.


There are plenty of ways you can make this traditional greek dip your own. Here are a few suggestions.

  • Fresh herbs – Top this Greek feta dip with fresh herbs for a unique flavor. Green onions, fresh clove garlic, greek seasoning or thyme can take this dip up a notch.
  • Spicy feta dip – Try adding crushed red pepper flakes, red chili peppers or extra black pepper to make this dip a little spicy.
  • Pizza base – Make a greek style pizza by spreading this dip on warm pita bread and adding things like chopped red bell pepper and kalamata olives for a fun pizza twist.

Tips and Tricks

Here are a few tips and tricks to ensure you have the best Greek feta dip.

  • This recipe makes a lot! It’s great for sharing! However, if you’re making it for a small crowd, half the recipe so you don’t have a ton of leftovers.
  • Blending the dip for too long will make it runny. Only blend until the ingredients are just combined. If the dip is runny, add more feta cheese and give it a taste. Adjust the seasonings, if necessary.
  • If the dip gets too stiff, add a drizzle of olive oil to thin it out.
  • Make variations on this. We use salt and pepper in this recipe, but you could very easily add fresh dill, paprika, za’atar and more spices to add different flavors.
  • Serve it alongside other Mediterranean dips, like hummus and tzatziki, to make a dip platter.
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Storage and Freezing

How to Store Greek Feta Dip

You can store leftover Greek feta dip in an airtight storage container in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Can I Freeze Leftover Greek Feta Dip?

I do not recommend freezing this dip. A dish like this is best enjoyed within a couple days of making.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is feta dip made of?

This recipe combines feta cheese with Greek yogurt, olive oil and lemon juice.

What does feta cheese go with?

It goes with a lot of things, like pita chips, sandwiches or wraps and raw vegetables, like carrots, celery, cucumbers and more.

Should you rinse feta cheese?

No. It does not need to be rinsed. That would also introduce more liquid to the dip, which we do not want. 

More Easy Dip Recipes

There is no easier appetizer than a dip you can quickly throw together and serve with dippers. Here are a few of our favorites.

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Smoked Salmon Cream Cheese Dip

In under 10 minutes you can have an elegant and delicious crowd-pleasing dip with this EASY Smoked Salmon Dip Recipe! Great for parties!
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Baba Ganoush (Roasted Eggplant Dip)

Traditional spices with a creamy base makes this roasted eggplant dip the perfect pairing for pita chips or veggies sticks.
See The Recipe!
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Dill Pickle Dip

This Dill Pickle Dip is a quick and easy appetizer, ready in 5 minutes! Less than 10 ingredients make this creamy dip the BEST!
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Whipped Feta Dip

4.84 from 6 votes
Greek Feta Dip is an excellent starter for any occasion! Made with 4 ingredients and a few spices, this recipe is simple to make!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 3 cups



  • ½ cup chopped cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • Olive oil , for drizzling
  • Fresh dill fronds


  • Pita chips
  • Carrot sticks
  • Celery
  • Mini cucumber slices
  • Raw vegetables , like sugar snap peas and bell pepper slices


  • Combine the feta, yogurt, olive oil and lemon juice in the base of a food processor or a blender.
  • Blend until combined. If you want the dip to be smoother, blend until smooth.
  • Taste and season with salt and pepper, if desired.
  • If the dip is too bitter for you, consider adding ½ teaspoon of honey to balance it out. (Add it to taste, so add a little, taste, then add more if desired.)
  • Pour into a serving bowl.
  • Garnish with the chopped tomatoes and capers. Drizzle with olive oil and add fresh dill for display, then enjoy with your favorite dippers!


How to store: Transfer to an airtight food storage container and keep in the refrigerator for up to a week.


Calories: 309 kcal, Carbohydrates: 6 g, Protein: 14 g, Fat: 26 g, Saturated Fat: 11 g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g, Monounsaturated Fat: 10 g, Trans Fat: 0.003 g, Cholesterol: 69 mg, Sodium: 951 mg, Potassium: 154 mg, Fiber: 0.3 g, Sugar: 2 g, Vitamin A: 446 IU, Vitamin C: 8 mg, Calcium: 414 mg, Iron: 1 mg
Author: Jessica Formicola
Calories: 309
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: greek feta dip
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About the Author

Chef Jessica Anne Formicola

Jessica the mom, wife and chef behind Savory Experiments. You might see her on the Emmy- nominated TV show Plate It! or on bookshelves as a cookbook author. Jessica is a Le Cordon Bleu certified recipe developer and regularly contributed to Parade, Better Homes & Gardens, The Daily Meal, Mashed and more!

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  1. 5 stars
    This Greek feta dip elevates any dish. It’s the perfect addition to any appetizer spread. It is absolutely delicious! Thank you for sharing this kind of recipe. Amazing!