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Whipped Feta Dip with Sumac

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Whipped feta dip with sumac is perfect for parties. Anyone who likes feta cheese will love this recipe. You can eat it with colorful veggies like we did, or see other serving suggestions.

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Some of you who follow this blog know my longtime friend Mary. Whipped feta dip with sumac I ate at her house earlier this year when she invited me to a wonderful backyard dinner. I loved the dip from the first taste and Mary sent me her version of the recipe. She drizzled it with a little honey, sprinkled it with red pepper flakes, and served it with crackers.

When I worked on the recipe with Kara, we took a slightly lower-carb approach and couldn’t imagine not topping this feta dip with sumac. I garnished it with red and green veggies for a holiday twist, but see the notes in this post for more serving suggestions.

Of course, this is a dip for feta lovers (like me). If you’re a fellow feta lover, this is a delicious snack that can be made in about 5 minutes in your food processor! You make a lot of the recipe I’m giving you, but it will keep in the fridge for quite some time.

What are the required ingredients?

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  • feta cheese (in blocks, don’t buy crumbled feta cheese)
  • sour cream, preferably full-fat daisy sour cream
  • chopped ginger (affiliate link) or use chopped raw garlic if you have it
  • extra virgin Olive oil (affiliate link)
  • lemon juice, i used fresh frozen lemon juice
  • coarsely ground black pepper
  • ground sumac (affiliate link), or see note if it’s not there.

Why would you recommend not buying crushed feta for whipped feta dip?

Some may wonder why we recommend buying a block of feta for recipes where the feta crumbles when added to the food processor. increase. A block of crumbled feta when using cheese always tastes fresh and great. If you shop at Costco, the Kirkland Organic Feta sold there is my absolute favorite and a great bargain However, there are many good brands of feta.

If you don’t have sumac, what can you top your whipped feta dip with?

We loved the feta dip drizzled with good quality extra virgin olive oil. ground sumac (affiliate link), as Mary provided, it was also delicious topped with a bit of honey drizzle and red pepper flakes. It can be served with

What can I serve with whipped feta dip?

  • The whipped feta dip was great with the tomato, cucumber, celery and red pepper strips.
  • If you’re too lazy to cut veggies, Kara and I agreed that cherry tomatoes are our favourite.
  • Other raw veggies that you think would be delicious to eat with this, such as cauliflower, jicama sticks, carrot sticks, turnip sticks, sugar cane, etc.
  • If you’re going to serve this with lightly cooked vegetables, I think it’s best eaten with asparagus or green beans.
  • I love spreading this on toasted pieces Joseph’s low carb pita bread (affiliate link).
  • Feta cheese dip goes well with all kinds of crackers and low-carb crackers.
  • This makes a great spread for olive bread or savory almond flour bread.

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Served with feta cheese sumac whipped in a food processor

How to make whipped feta dip with sumac

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  1. Crushed feta cheese.
  2. Add crushed feta cheese, sour cream, minced garlic, 2 tablespoons olive oil, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and coarsely ground black pepper. food processor (affiliate link) where I used a steel blade. (I love his Cuisinart food processor, but there are many better brands.)
  3. Work until the ingredients are almost mixed together, or leave them a little chunky like in the picture. (It took about 1 minute in a food processor.)
  4. Add desired amount of dip to serving bowl, drizzle with remaining olive oil, and sprinkle with ground sumac. (Or, if you don’t have sumac, use one of the other toppings above.
  5. Serve with a veggie dipper or one of the other suggestions above.
  6. I believe this will keep in the fridge for a week or more, but so far I haven’t been able to keep it that long to test.

Served with vegetables on a serving plate with whipped feta dip and sumac

Tastier Low Carb Dip:


  • 1 1/4 cups sour cream

  • 1 lb. feta cheese, crushed

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

  • 2T + 1T olive oil

  • 2 T freshly squeezed lemon juice

  • 1/4 tsp.coarsely ground black pepper

  • 1 T Sumac


  1. Add sour cream, crushed feta cheese, minced garlic, 2T olive oil, lemon juice, and coarsely ground black pepper to a food processor fitted with a steel blade.
  2. Process dip until nearly smooth. It took less than a minute in my Cuisinart food processor.
  3. Serve with veggies, low-carb pita bread, or as a dip on crackers.
  4. The dip will keep in the refrigerator for at least a week. (Probably lasts longer, but mine is always gone by then.)


The nutrition information is for the dip only, not the veggies or anything else that might accompany this dip.

Nutrition Facts Table:



Serving size:


Amount Per Serving:
calorie: 114Total Fat: 10gsaturated fat: 6gTrans fat: 0gUnsaturated fat: 3gcholesterol: 34mgsodium: 264mgcarbohydrate: 2gfiber: 0gsugar: 2gprotein: 4g

The Recipe Plug-In I use automatically calculates nutritional information. I am not a nutritionist and cannot guarantee 100% accuracy as many variables affect the calculations.

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Low Carb / Low Glycemic / South Beach Diet Suggestions:
This whipped feta dip with sumac is great as an appetizer or snack on a low carb diet when served with low carb veggies or low carb pita bread. The original South Beach Diet has a little more fat, but I personally don’t think it’s a bad choice compared to many others served at parties.

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