Sunday, July 10, 2022

Libyan Cheese Dip #SundayFundayBloggers #EattheWorld

This simple but delicious cheese dip is a wonderful addition to a charcuterie tray, cheese platter or just by itself as a snack or appetizer.


Libyan Cheese Dip and Pita Chips

The Sunday Funday Bloggers are joining up with the Eat the World gang and exploring the foods of Libya today.......
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Amy of Amy's Cooking Adventures is hosting Sunday Funday today and, as a fellow Eat the World Member, asked us to share recipes from Libya since both events were falling on the same day this month.

Let's see what the Sunday Funday Bloggers are sharing......

  • Ejja - Libyan Frittata from Mayuri’s Jikoni
  • Libyan Harissa Paste from Cook with Renu
  • Libyan Lamb Stew with White Beans and Spinach from Karen’s Kitchen Stories
  • Macroona Imbakbaka (Libyan Minestrone) from Amy’s Cooking Adventures
  • Maghreb Chicken and Vegetable Stew from Palatable Pastime
  • Mbakbaka (Spicy Libyan Pasta) from Culinary Adventures with Camilla
  • Libyan Cheese Dip from A Day in the Life on the Farm
  • Pilpelchuma - Libyan Chili Paste from Food Lust People Love
  • Sharba Libiya - Libyan Mint and Lamb Soup from Pandemonium Noshery
  • Tajin Sfinari bil Zaytun/ Libyan Lamb Casserole with Carrots and Green Olives from Sneha’s Recipe

  • Check out all the wonderful Libyan dishes prepared by fellow Eat the World members and share with #eattheworld. Click here to find out how to join and have fun exploring a country a month in the kitchen with us! 


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    Eat the World is hosted each month by Evelyne of CulturEatz.  Evelyne invites us to visit the culture and foods of a different country each month.  This month she chose Libya.  Let's take a look at what my fellow Eat the World members are sharing.......



    Libyan Cheese Dip

    Libya is a North African country that is known mostly for it's abundance of oil reserves.  This has Libya one of the fastest growing countries with the highest per capita income in the area.

    One of the best known foods from Libya is Shakshuka.  I love shakshuka and make it quite often.  I have made it with Eggplant and I have made it with Beets.  While researching recipes for this event I found a Green Shakshuka that is now on my to make list so stay tuned for that.

    Then I came across this recipe for cheese dip and knew it would make a perfect appetizer to bring to a gathering I was attending in honor of my friend, Kirsten's, heavenly birthday.  



    Appetizers, Snacks, Cheese, Dips, Easy, Quick
    Appetizers
    Libyan
    Yield: 10 appetizer servings with chips
    Author: Wendy Klik
    Libyan Cheese Dip

    Libyan Cheese Dip

    This simple but delicious cheese dip is a wonderful addition to a charcuterie tray, cheese platter or just by itself as a snack or appetizer.
    Prep time: 5 MinTotal time: 5 Min

    Ingredients

    • 6 oz. crumbled feta cheese
    • 3 T. plain greek yogurt
    • juice of 1/2 lemon
    • 1 dill frond, stemmed
    • small handful parsley leaves
    • toasted pita crackers

    Instructions

    1. Place the cheese, yogurt, lemon, dill and parsley into a food processor and pulse until smooth.
    2. Serve with toasted pita crackers or include on charcuterie, cheese or vegetable trays.

    Notes

    adapted from a recipe found at Food.com

    Nutrition Facts

    Calories

    63.73

    Fat (grams)

    3.75

    Sat. Fat (grams)

    2.27

    Carbs (grams)

    4.08

    Fiber (grams)

    0.14

    Net carbs

    3.94

    Sugar (grams)

    0.19

    Protein (grams)

    3.4

    Sodium (milligrams)

    225.84

    Cholesterol (grams)

    15.37

    12 comments:

    1. I'll always make room for a new cheese dip recipe! It sounds delicious.

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    2. I love any kind of feta dip. This looks perfect. Even for a bittersweet occasion remembering your dear friend.

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    3. I love the simplicity of this dip. It looks quick to make and very flavourful.

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    4. I'm happy to eat pretty mu h anything that involves feta, this looks amazing.

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    5. Wendy, an interesting dip with feta and yogurt. Got to give it a try.

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