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The taste of the Mediterranean shines through in this airy feta spread that's served with olive oil–marinated cucumbers. More Mediterranean-Inspired Recipes

Jimmy Bannos Jr.
November 2011

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
1 hr 40 mins
Yield:
4 to 6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large bowl, cover the feta with water and let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes to temper the saltiness. Drain and coarsely crumble the feta. Transfer to a food processor and puree. Add the cream cheese, heavy cream, 2 tablespoons of the olive oil and 1 tablespoon of the lemon juice and process until smooth and airy. Refrigerate for 1 hour.

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  • Meanwhile, in a bowl, toss the cucumbers with the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice. Add the oregano and season with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or up to 2 days.

  • Serve the whipped feta lightly chilled or at room temperature with the cucumbers and toasts.

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