Serve this gorgeous starter with flat bread or crostini.


  • 500 g crumbled feta cheese

  • 1 tbsp honey

  • 1 tbsp cracked black pepper

  • 2 tbsp dried basil

  • 125 ml extra-virgin olive oil

  • Zest and juice of 2 lemons


  • 1.

    Pulse together the feta, basil, honey and peppercorns and dried basil in a food blender until combined.

  • 2.

    Add the olive oil and lemon juice, alternating between each and pulsing after each addition, until the mixture is dense but spreadable.

  • 3.

    Remove to a serving plate, garnish with lemon zest, and serve as part of a meze

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 613kj
  • Fat Total 55g
  • Saturated Fat 22g
  • Protein 18g
  • Carbohydrate 13g
  • Sugar 10g
  • Sodium 1148mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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