Yield: Yields about 1-1/2 cups
Charred bell peppers make a velvety base for the Mediterranean flavors of feta, dill and garlic in this tasty, good-for-you dip. Serve it with whole-grain pita wedges or toasted baguette slices brushed with olive oil and rubbed with garlic.
Peel and mince the garlic clove. With the side of a chef’s knife, mash the garlic and 1/4 tsp. salt together to form a paste.
Put the peppers, feta, breadcrumbs, lemon juice, and olive oil in a food processor and process until smooth. Transfer to a bowl and stir in the garlic paste and dill. Season to taste with salt and serve.
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This recipe was delicious when it was first made! My only complaint is that, after a couple of hours, the dill and garlic became overpowering and cancelled out the sweetness of the roasted peppers.
Delicious! Feta not too overpowering, nice favors. A hit at my dinner party tonight!
This dip is very quick and easy to prepare and produces a very flavorful dish. The dill comes out as a very strong flavor so decrease or remove it if you are serving a more conseravtive food-taste crowd.
This dip is wonderful! I made it for a holiday party and ended up making it 3 more times during the season because people kept asking for it. I found that I could use reduced fat feta with no detectable difference in taste. This recipe has become one of my party standbys. The dill really makes it - don't leave it out!
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