Three-Cheese Pepperoncini Spread
Our big family loves to celebrate with food. Here’s my take on a cheesy Greek spread known as Kopanisti. We serve it with pita crisps or crackers. —Michael Hall, Goodland, Indiana
Total TimePrep: 10 minutes + chilling
- 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed and softened
- 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
- 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
- 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pepperoncini
- 1 tablespoon juice from pepperoncini
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic clove
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, optional
- Assorted crackers
- Place first eight ingredients in a food processor; if desired, add pepper flakes. Pulse just until combined (do not process until smooth).
- Remove to a bowl; refrigerate, covered, at least 1 hour. Serve with crackers.
Nutrition Facts2 tablespoons: 105 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 172mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.
Originally published as Three Cheese Pepperoncini Spread in Simple & Delicious October/November 2016