Spicy Feta Cheese Spread (Tyrokafteri)

Called Tyrokafteri (tie-row-kahft-terry), this simple Greek spread makes for a great addition to a meze and is an ideal accompaniment to country bread or pita chips.

Tyrokafteri – Spicy Feta Cheese Spread

This spread takes 5 minutes to make. It is wonderful with warm crusty bread and served alongside drinks and salads, dips, cheese, olives, and marinated vegetables.
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Course: Appetizer, Condiment, Dip, Meze
Cuisine: Greek
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2 cups
Author: My Hungry Traveler


  • Food Processor or blender


  • 16 oz Feta cheese, diced
  • 4 tbsp Greek yogurt, whole milk or low-fat
  • 4 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Red wine vinegar
  • 1 Bell pepper, seeded and roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup Hot pepper, like Italian or banana pepper


  • Put everything into the food processor and process until combined, about 30 seconds. Scoop into a bowl, drizzle a little olive oil over, and serve with bread or pita chips.


Calories: 885kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 77g | Saturated Fat: 34g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 31g | Cholesterol: 203mg | Sodium: 2600mg | Potassium: 315mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2821IU | Vitamin C: 76mg | Calcium: 1157mg | Iron: 2mg

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