Spicy Feta Dip with pistachios

  • Asma
  • on May 13, 2021
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In a food processor, add olive oil and pistachio nuts and pulse for 1 minute, scrape bowl down with spatula. Add feta, herbs, garlic and pulse for 1 minute. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and add yogurt, lemon juice and zest. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed.

Spicy Dip with Pistachios

Do you know that the Middle Eastern Kitchen relies very much on the use of nuts? And pistachios is one of the used types of nuts that Middle East people use in their different dishes. And in addition to the great nutritional value, this dip provides, it is truly delicious and worth trying.
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Cuisinemiddle eastern
Keyworddip, pistachios
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Servings3 people


  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 4 ounces of shelled pistachio nuts
  • 12 ounces of feta cheese
  • 2 bunches of roughly chopped cilantro with the leaves only
  • 1 bunch of roughly chopped dill leaves
  • 1 smashed garlic clove
  • 3 tablespoons of Greek yogurt
  • 1 Zested lemon
  • 1/2 juiced lemon
  • 1 Pinch of Salt to taste


  • In a food processor, add the olive oil and the pistachio nuts
  • Pulse your ingredients for about 1 minute
  • Scrape the bowl with a spatula
  • Add the feta; the garlic and the herbs and pulse for about 1 minute
  • Scrape down the sides of the bowl; then add the yogurt
  • Add the lemon juice and the zest.
  • Check the taste and adjust the seasoning as needed with salt and pepper
  • Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 178.5kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 4.1g | Fat: 16.4g | Saturated Fat: 5.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6.8g | Sodium: 104.5mg | Potassium: 71.1mg | Fiber: 0.8g | Sugar: 0.6g
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