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three cheese pepperoncini spread

(3 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Michael Hall
Goodland, IN

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

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This is a super easy appetizer to prepare the next time you're hosting company. Pepperoncinis are a milder pepper and add a slight bite to the dip, but do not make it spicy. Feta and gorgonzola cheese complement each other wonderfully and add to the punch of flavor. This dip is very rich, thick, and creamy. Fantastic on a slice of toasted bread.

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(3 ratings)
yield 10 -12
prep time 10 Min
method Food Processor

Ingredients For three cheese pepperoncini spread

  • 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 other blue cheese
  • 1/2 c
    pepperoncini peppers, seeded, stemmed and coarsely chopped, plus more to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    juice from peppers
  • 1 clove
  • 1 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
  • pita crisps, crackers, or any sturdy bread or toast, for serving

How To Make three cheese pepperoncini spread

  • Ingredients in a food processor.
    Place all ingredients in a food processor.
  • Pulsing the ingredients together.
    Pulse to combine. It's better to have this a little chunky instead of a smooth puree.
  • Three Cheese Pepperoncini Spread with pepperoncinis on top.
    This can be eaten immediately but it will be better if allowed to sit for a while or refrigerated overnight. Serve with pita crisps, crackers, or toast.