French Feta Dip

Posted by Callies Biscuits on

 

I often look for ways to elevate the simple dishes everyone loves. Take a dip for example. Is there really such a thing as a fancy dip? I think I might have one for you!

It is no secret that I have a love affair with the Valbreso French Feta. My dear friend Krysten Hariri introduced me to this treasure last summer. So, why not incorporate the Feta into a fancy dip and use veggies instead of crackers or chips?

I have noticed that my children gobble up dips regardless of what they're using as a vessel. If using veggies is a way to get them to eat more healthily, then I am all about it. Not to mention, this is an easy way to coax my husband to munch on vegetables while drinking beer and watching a game (here's hoping college football is back this fall).

French Feta Dip

You'll Need:

    - 8 ounces Valbreso French Feta - 1/2 cup toasted pine nuts, divided - 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil - 1/4 cup heavy cream - 1 cup sour cream - 1/3 cup fresh dill - 2 garlic cloves - 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest - 1 tablespoon lemon juice

How To:

    1. Put 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts and all of the other ingredients into a food processor and pulse until combined and smooth. 1. Garnish with remaining 1/4 toasted pine nuts. 1. Serve with a crudités platter that includes thinly sliced radishes, carrots, cucumbers, celery, and cherry tomatoes. Enjoy!

      "Now, if you didn't grow up on a salt lick as I did, this dip may be a little salty. However, an easy fix is to back off on the cheese from 8 ounces to 5 ounces. This may be a more pleasing option for your taste buds!" ~Carrie