Whipped Feta with Spiced Chickpeas
If you're looking for a quick and easy appetizer or snack that's packed with flavor, look no further than this recipe for whipped feta with spiced chickpeas. It's a perfect combination of creamy, tangy feta cheese and crunchy, spiced chickpeas that's sure to impress your guests or satisfy your cravings.
To make this recipe, you'll need a few simple ingredients that you may already have on hand. The star of the show is a can of chickpeas, which are seasoned with smoked paprika, garlic powder, dried oregano, chili flakes, and olive oil, then roasted until crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. Meanwhile, the feta is blended together with yogurt, garlic, lemon zest, and a pinch of salt until smooth and creamy.
When everything is ready, simply swirl the whipped feta onto a plate and top it with the spiced chickpeas. Drizzle with a little more olive oil for extra flavor, and serve immediately while everything is still warm and crispy.
Not only is this recipe delicious, it's also incredibly versatile. You can serve it as a snack or appetizer, with any of our crackers, or make it into a full meal by adding some sliced vegetables or pita bread for dipping. Plus, it's a great way to add some healthy protein and fiber to your diet, thanks to the chickpeas.
So next time you're in need of a tasty and satisfying snack, give this whipped feta with spiced chickpeas recipe a try. You won't be disappointed!
1x 400g tin chickpeas, drained. 2 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for drizzling 2 tsp smoked paprika 2 tsp garlic powder 2 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp chili flakes 200g feta 110g yogurt 1 clove garlic Zest of 1/2 a lemon Salt
- Preheat oven to 180C.
- In a bowl, mix the drained chickpeas with olive oil, smoked paprika, garlic powder, dried oregano, chili flakes, and a good pinch of salt. Mix well and tip into a roasting tray.
- Roast the chickpeas for 20-25 minutes or until crispy but still soft inside.
- While the chickpeas are roasting, blitz the feta together with the yogurt, garlic, and lemon zest until smooth and creamy.
- Check the seasoning and add salt to taste.
- Swirl the feta mixture onto a plate and top it with the roasted chickpeas.
- Drizzle with a little more olive oil for extra flavor, and serve immediately while everything is still warm and crispy.