Whipped Feta & Pistachio Dip

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I should have called this pistachio, feta crack! It is moreish, creamy, nutty and fresh. It is one of my most favourite recipes. I even debated sharing it. Only briefly though, it is too good not to share.

I’m not even sure it is a dip, it could be a spread too I suppose. I used this as a spread in my Kebabish  recipe. So good with the lamb and pickled onions. Use it to top a warm flatbread and add some cooked spicy minced lamb for a take on a pizza. The possibilities are endless.

I served it with pitta chips, a cocktail on the side is also advised.

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While the recipe calls for pistachios I know these are at the upper end of the expensive nut scale so you could replace them with walnuts or almonds could work. Perhaps even sunflower seeds or a mix of seeds.

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Whipped Feta & Pistachio Dip

125g shelled pistachios

200g feta

Large handful of fresh basil 

2tbsp of fresh coriander leaves

1 crushed clove garlic

1/2 tsp of chilli flakes or more if you prefer

3 large tablespoons of greek yoghurt 

Zest of 1 lemon

Juice of 1/2 lemon

75ml olive oil 

Blitz pistachios and olive oil for 30 seconds in food processor or blender.

Add feta, herbs, garlic, chilli flakes, yoghurt, lemon zest & juice.

Blitz until smooth. Season with salt to taste.

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