Show Subscription Form




Greek Garden Appetizer Recipe
Greek Garden Appetizer Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Greek Garden Appetizer Recipe

Read Reviews (7)
4.83 7
Publisher Photo
This impressive dip is perfect for summer gatherings. Prepared with a flavored cream cheese, the mixture with feta and chopped cucumber and tomatoes is a snap to whip up and tastes great with pita pockets. The recipe is shared by Del Mason of Martensville, Saskatchewan.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 carton (8 ounces) spreadable garden vegetable cream cheese
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped cucumber
  • 1 cup chopped seeded tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons sliced ripe olives
  • Miniature pita pockets

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 92 calories, 7 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 223 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the cream cheese, feta, yogurt, garlic, oregano and pepper. Spread into a 9-in. pie plate. Sprinkle the cucumber, tomatoes, onions and olives over the cream cheese mixture. Serve with pita bread. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 4 cups.
Originally published as Greek Garden Appetizer in Simple & Delicious May/June 2006, p47

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 92 calories, 7 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 223 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer

Reviews for Greek Garden Appetizer(7)

AVERAGE RATING
   (12)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (10)
4 Star
 (2)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
""
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2013

Everyone raved about this appetizer - did not use pita pockets rather served chips and

crackers

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 15, 2011

So good! I made this for a party and everyone (even my father who claims not to like "green stuff") commented on how tasty this was. I couldn't find garden vegetable cr. cheese so I used a plain 8 ounce block mixed with a pkg. of dry vegetable soup/dip mix. I also spread a small container of hummus on top of the cheese mixture. I chopped the vegetables earlier in the day and mixed with a tbls. each of lemon juice and olive oil and used a slotted spoon to place mixture over the top just before serving. Also used garlic pita chips to seve with it. I have a communion party next week and plan on making again.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2010

I made this the day before so the flavors could blend and put the veggies on a few hours before. The ladies group I made it for LOVED it. Next time I may set the veggies on a paper towel before topping the dip or consider "sweating" the cucumbers with a little salt. A little veggie liquid pooled at the bottom of the pie plate as the evening progressed which made it look somewhat unappetizing.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 27, 2010

Delicious, light, and simple. It's easy to make and great for summer parties.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 25, 2010

Very good! Tastes very authentic!

Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT