Kopanisti Feta Dip with Pepperoncinis

Kopanisti Feta Dip with PepperoncinisKopanisti Dip with Pepperoncinis

While the Htipiti, made with roasted red peppers, is bold and sweet, this recipe for Kopanisti uses pepperoncinis, lemon juice, and mint, for a tangy and fresh flavor.

Perfect with over crunchy bread and along side olives this dip is a wonderful addition to any Mezze platter.


Kopanisti – Greek Feta Cheese Spread with Pepperoncinis

By: semiserious chefs
Serves: 4-6


  • 6 oz feta cheese
  • 3 T olive oil
  • 2 T lemon juice
  • 2 small cloves garlic*
  • 2 T chopped pepperoncinis
  • 1/2 t crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 1/2 t dried mint


  1. Add the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic cloves, pepperoncinis, and crushed red pepper flakes to a blender or food processor and puree.
  2. Add all the ingredients together with the feta cheese and mint to a bowl and mash with a pestle or spoon until smooth.

*Note: Fresh garlic intensifies as it rests. If you are planning to let this sit in the fridge overnight before you serve it might be worth halving the amount of garlic.

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