Tirokafteri is a spicy cheesy Greek dip, the chunks of feta and chilli complement each other very well. You can find this dip as part of a meze or in the traditional Greek gyros.
Vegan, nut free, soy free, gluten free | Serves 4 | DIP
- 1-2 red (or green) chillies, deseeded
- 1/2 clove of garlic
- 2 tablespoons of Vassae Greek olive oil
- 100g plant-based strained yogurt (I used Alpro Greek style)
- 165g plant-based feta (I used Violife just like feta)
- Pinch of dried oregano and chilli flakes
- Salt and pepper
1.In food processor, add the chillies, garlic, olive oil and yogurt and blend.
2.Add more or less chillies, depending on how spicy you want it.
3.After a couple of minutes, add half of the feta, season with the spices and blend again.
4.Crumble the remaining feta with a fork and add it into a bowl with the cheesy mixture.
5.Combine well and serve with a splash of olive oil, pinch of oregano and chilli flakes.
*Keep it in the fridge for up to 7 days.
*If the feta you are using is salty, avoid adding extra salt.
Enjoy it with bread, pitta or in your gyros!
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