Three Cheese Pepperoncini Spread

Michael Hall

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@MTGHALL

This is my own take on a Greek Feta spread known as Kopanisti. I love the combination and bite from the cheeses and the zing from the peppers and garlic. Add the crushed red pepper if you like it extra spicy! Enjoy!


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Food Processor

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This is a great appetizer to put out at your next party. This spread has a slight bite to it, but it's not not too hot (at least not to the Kitchen Crew's standards). If you don't like things hot, you can cut back on the peppers and pepper juice.

Ingredients

8 oz
greek cream cheese,(cream cheese and greek yogurt), if available, or regular cream cheese - softened
4 oz
crumbled feta cheese
2 oz
crumbled gorgonzola or blue cheese
1/2 c
pepperoncini peppers, seeded, stemmed and coarsely chopped. (feel free to add more if you like)
1 Tbsp
juice from peppers
1 clove
garlic
1 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
2-3 Tbsp
extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp
crushed red pepper flakes (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Make sure Cream Cheese is softened.
2
Place all ingredients in a food processor and pulse to combine. It's better to have this a little chunky instead of a smooth Puree.
3
This can be eaten immediately but will be better if allowed to sit for a while or refrigerated overnight.
4
Serve warm or chilled with Pita Crisps, Crackers or any sturdy Breads or Toasts.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers, Dips, Spreads
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Greek
Collection: New Year Party
Other Tag: Quick & Easy