Tirokafteri (Spicy Feta Spread)


This is delicious appetizer spread that is a staple in Greek cuisine. Pair this with a shot of ouzo or a cold beer and that is the start of a fantastic meal.

5 from 1 vote

Spicy Feta (Tirokafteri)

Feta Cheese with a Kick.
Servings 4 people
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes



  • 1 pound(s) Feta Cheese
  • 1 tbsp(s) Chipotle Peppers on Adobo Sauce
  • ½ whole Roasted Red Pepper
  • 1 whole Jalapeño
  • 1 cup(s) Olive Oil
  • 6 whole Roasted Garlic
  • 4 stems Fresh Parsley


  • Get your food processor ready. Its going to do most of the work for you.
    Spicy feta ingredients
  • Add the feta, roasted peppers, roasted garlic, parsley, Jalapeño and chipotle peppers.
    spicy feta ingredients in a food processor
  • Close the lid and give it a pulse or two. Add olive oil and pulse 5-6 times.
    Spicy Feta mixing
  • Keep adding olive oil until your desired consistency.
  • This can be as smooth or as chunky as you want.
  • When done remove cover scrap bowl with spatula, place mixture in bowl.
  • Refrigerate for minimum 15 minutes before serving with pita chips.


In Greek culture this is a staple appetizer or dipping spread used on pita bread, to enjoy a few pre cocktails before dinner. Feel free to send a message for custom recipes for your needs or questions.
Author: Nikolaos Saragias
Calories: 380kcal
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: Dips, Spicy Feta, Spreads, Tirokafteri


Calories: 380kcal

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  1. 5 stars
    This is so yummy on a piece of fresh bread!!!! Its got the perfect amount of heat.

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