Htipiti (ktee-pee-TEE), which means whipped or beaten in Greek, is an all-time classic of the local taverna culture, served on almost every menu.

Makes 1 cup
  • 250 gr. (1/2 lb.) feta
  • 3 Tbs. extra virgin northern Greek olive oil
  • 1 medium-size green bell-pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 small dried red chili pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 pickled green pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tsp. dried oregano
  • Freshly grated black pepper
  • Juice from Β½ a lemon
  • Black olive for garnish

In the bowl of a food processor, whip the feta, olive oil, chopped peppers, oregano and pepper until smooth. Add lemon juice to taste. Transfer to a bowl, cover, and refrigerate for at least an hour before serving.
Serve cold.

This spicy meze is a classic companion of tsipouro.

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