Roasted Red Pepper & Feta Dip | A Nutritionist Eats

One of the unfortunate side effects of being a “food blogger” is that I rarely make the same recipes over and over again. Even if there are recipes that I love, I’m on a constant quest to try new foods and recipes, and test recipes of my own before they show up here.

So I’m making a conscious effort to go back through some of these favorite recipes. It’s been way too long since many of them have touched our plates.

Even though this very recipe was one of the first on this site (though I think it’s better written this time!) I don’t remember the last time I made it. Which is ridiculous because I LOVED this dip. It was one of my standard appetizers that I made on a regular basis when I was getting into cooking. And it’s wonderful.

Roasted Red Pepper Feta Dip | A Nutritionist Eats

Feta cheese is combined with cream cheese and roasted red peppers. It’s ridiculously simple but so tasty. Aren’t the best things in life?

You can serve it with pita crackers (or any crackers really), in sandwiches or wraps. If you are anything like me, you’ll  want to eat it on everything! I also like to serve it with a few kalamata olives on the side…because I love them and they obviously go great with feta cheese.

Roasted Red Pepper Feta Dip | A Nutritionist Eats

I hope you love this dip as much as I do!

Roasted Red Pepper Feta Dip

by Emily Dingmann

Prep Time: 10 minutes

 

Ingredients (about 2 cups)

  • 8 oz reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 8 oz block of feta cheese
  • 8 oz roasted red peppers (dry weight)
  • optional: kalamata olives

Instructions

In a processor, pulse together cream cheese and feta cheese.

Add red peppers to food processor and pulse until combined.

(I prefer mine a little chunky!)

Top with kalmata olives if desired. Serve with pita bread or crackers.

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13 Comments (Reply )

  1. Alyssa
    Feb 10, 2014 @ 10:31 am

    I have a feeling I’d love this–feta is my favorite!

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  2. sarah k @ the pajama chef
    Feb 10, 2014 @ 4:38 pm

    oh this sounds delicious! i know what you mean about never making the old staples anymore. i have several recipes i need to pull out again!

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  3. Mercedes
    Feb 10, 2014 @ 4:38 pm

    I love love love this dip! It is such a classic, but I totally can relate to not making things more than once as a result of trying to keep new recipes coming on the blog! But this one is worth repeating time and time again.

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  4. Luv What You Do
    Feb 10, 2014 @ 9:20 pm

    Yum! This looks wonderful!

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  5. Karla @ Foodologie
    Feb 10, 2014 @ 10:01 pm

    I have the same issue. It’s hard to come up with new stuff all the time, and the oldies (but goodies) fall by the wayside.

    This dip looks great for a party!

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  6. zerona san antonio tx
    Feb 11, 2014 @ 3:11 am

    Great Blog! Looks delicious..Thanks a lot..
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  7. Alexa
    Feb 11, 2014 @ 3:20 pm

    This looks so delicious and easy–Thanks Emily!

    Reply

  8. Lori
    Feb 12, 2014 @ 11:21 pm

    That is so true! I am the same way and I’ve considered going back and rewriting a few of my recipes, too. This sounds so good! I’m glad you reposted it because I didn’t catch it the first time around.

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  9. Annabelle
    Jun 19, 2014 @ 2:34 pm

    Do you use the jar of roaster red peppers from TJ’s or do you roast them yourself?

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    • Emily
      Jun 19, 2014 @ 5:19 pm

      I usually use a jar of roasted red peppers, but if you want to make it yourself, I’d use two in the recipe!

      Reply

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