This is a super tasty dip!  Sweet, salty and rich, this easy whipped feta dip with is the perfect dish for parties and weekend snacks


Serves 2 – 4


200g Feta Cheese

  • 1 x Lemon juice & zest
  • 180g Greek Yoghurt
  • 1 x Garlic Clove – crushed
  • Sea Salt and Black Pepper


  • 1x 400g Tinned Chickpeas
  • 70ml Olive Oil
  • 1 x tsp. Chilli Flakes
  • 1 x tsp. ras el hanout
  • 2 x tsp. Smoked Paprika
  • Sea Salt and Black Pepper


  • Flatbreads
  • Handful of chopped parsley



Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 5/190c/fan 170c

To begin drain the chickpeas.  Give them a slight rinse then place in a mixing bowl.  Add the chilli flakes, ras el hanout, smoked paprika and season with the salt and pepper – pour over the olive oil, mix well and roast in the oven for 15 – 20 mins

Put the rest of the ingredients into a food processor, season with salt and pepper and blitz until smooth.

Spoon into a bowl and once the chickpeas are roasted serve these on top. Sprinkle over the parsley and serve with toasted flatbreads.


Gary Townsend is head chef at One Devonshire Gardens by Hotel du Vin, Glasgow. See or phone 0141 378 0385 to book.

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