Whipped Feta Dip

A versatile dip thats creamy, refreshingly light, tangy and savory. Dive in with your favorite crackers, veggies, enjoy on toast, or spread on sandwiches. 

Prep Time: 
10 minutes
Cook Time: 
20 minutes
Servings: 
6
Ingredients: 

Roasted Tomatoes:
5 oz. grape tomatoes
1 tablespoon DaVinci olive oil
1/4 teaspoon sea salt

Whipped Feta:
6 oz. crumbled fetas, room temperature
4 tablespoons DaVinci extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons water
2 garlic cloves
1 lemon, zest only and divided
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper + couple pinches more for topping
1/2 teaspoon black sesame seeds, for garnish
2 tablespoons Reese Non Pareil Capers, to top
couple small basil leaves for garnish

Directions: 
1. Preheat oven to 350F.
2. Place the tomatoes on a rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon sea salt.
3. Roast in the oven for 15 – 20 minutes until they are blistered and starting to burst.
4. While the tomatoes are roasting, place the feta, oil, water, garlic, zest of 1/2 of the lemon, salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper into the food processor.
5. Process for 1 – 2 minutes until completely creamed together and smooth. Transfer the whipped feta to a serving bowl.
6. Top with the roasted tomatoes, capers, a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, black sesame seeds, small basil leaves, the remaining zest of the lemon, and a couple pinches of ground pepper.