No, your eyes are not deceiving you. You only need 3 ingredients for this incredible whipped feta recipe!! My recipe takes literally 30 seconds to whip up and it’s jam packed with fresh herby flavor!
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It was only just maybe three or four years ago that I realized the awesomeness that is feta cheese and I haven’t looked back since.
On these breakfast sandwiches, in a quinoa salad for lunch, or in this shrimp mac and cheese for dinner, this cheese in its own salty and briny way could potentially trump sharp cheddar as my favorite cheese.
It’s just so versatile, in a way that cheddar really can’t be. And whipping it in a food processor with some fresh herbs just exemplifies this point.
Ingredients You’ll Need for this Whipped Feta
The ingredient list for this whipped feta recipe could not be any shorter but be sure to check the full list in the green recipe card below for the amounts. Here’s what you’ll need:
- feta cheese
- fresh thyme
- fresh parsley
- ground black pepper
How to Make Whipped Feta
The instructions for this recipe are about as brief as the ingredient list. If you’ve got 5 minutes and a food processor, you’ll be all set! Here’s how to make this herb whipped feta:
STEP 1: Process crumbled feta in a food processor for a few seconds. Add the herbs and pepper, and process for a few more seconds.
STEP 2: Scoop the whipped feta into a bowl and give it a stir to ensure the herbs are mixed in well.
THAT’S IT! Incredibly easy, right?!
How to Use this Whipped Feta
The possibilities are numerous. And delicious too!
- 8 oz feta cheese, patted dry
- 1 tsp chopped fresh thyme
- 1 tsp chopped fresh parsley
- Freshly ground black pepper
- Crumble the feta into the bowl of a food processor. Process for 15 seconds. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and add the herbs and a few cranks of black pepper. Process for another 15 seconds or until the cheese is smooth and almost fluffy.
- Transfer the whipped cheese to a bowl and mix it with a spatula to ensure the herbs are well distributed.
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