Dip Essentials: Awesome Versatile Cheese Dip

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Andy Anderson !

By
@ThePretentiousChef

This is a great dip for your holiday table, and can be made several days in advance.

I call this a holiday dip, because I make it a lot during the holidays; however, you can make this dip any old time of the year. Your guests will love it.

So, add a bit more feta, or less... add more lemon juice, or less. That's what makes this dip so versatile.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

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Comments:
Serves:
Several
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • PLAN/PURCHASE

  • 6 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 oz
    feta cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
    sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp
    sweet butter, room temperature
  • 1 clove
    baked garlic
  • 1/4 tsp
    white pepper, freshly ground
  • 1/8 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1/8 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1/8 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • OPTIONAL ITEMS

  • ·
    chopped nuts (i like pistachios) for a garnish

How to Make Dip Essentials: Awesome Versatile Cheese Dip

Step-by-Step

  1. PREP/PREPARE
  2. Gather your Ingredients (mise en place).
  3. Chef’s Tip: Feta is a salty cheese, if you choose to leave it out, then add about 1/4 teaspoon of salt to the recipe before mixing.
  4. Chuck all the ingredients into a food processor, fitted with an S-blade.
  5. Use 1-second pulses until the ingredients are fully combined.
  6. Add to a serving bowl, and let the dip “chill out” in the fridge for an hour before serving.
  7. PLATE/PRESENT
  8. Garnish with chopped nuts (if using), and serve with crusty bread or crackers. Enjoy.
  9. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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About Dip Essentials: Awesome Versatile Cheese Dip

Course/Dish: Dips
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian Low Sodium Soy Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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