Three-Cheese Pepperoncini Spread

Total Time

Prep: 10 minutes + chilling


16 servings

Updated: Feb. 08, 2022
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
Three-Cheese Pepperoncini Spread Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  1. Place first 8 ingredients in a food processor; if desired, add pepper flakes. Pulse just until combined (do not process until smooth).
  2. Remove to a bowl; refrigerate, covered, at least 1 hour. Serve with crackers.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons (calculated without crackers): 105 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 172mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.