Feta Cheese Dressing

Marye Audet
greek salad

Whipping up a jar of your own feta cheese dressing doesn't take very long and it will add authentic Greek flavor to your meals. Give any salad a Greek twist with homemade feta cheese dressing.

Feta Cheese Dressing Recipes

There are numerous ways to make feta dressing. Here are some recipes to get you started.

Basic Feta Dressing

  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano, chopped (or 1 teaspoon dry oregano)
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped (or 1 tablespoon dry basil)
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • Kosher salt and cracked black pepper, to taste

Combine all of the ingredients in a covered jar or shaker, and shake until well mixed. Keep refrigerated for up to two weeks.

Creamy Feta Dressing 1

  • 1/4 cup feta cheese
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon rosemary
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and cracked black pepper to taste

Mix all of the ingredients in a covered jar, and shake well. This makes approximately one pint of dressing and will keep for two weeks in the refrigerator.

Creamy Feta Dressing 2

  • 1/4 cup feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup water
  • Kosher salt and cracked black pepper, to taste

Place all ingredients in a blender, and process them until smooth and creamy.

Using Feta Dressing

It is impossible to imagine a good Greek salad without a feta salad dressing. Although you can pick up bottled feta dressing at almost any grocery store, it is simple and economical to make at home.

The dressing can be used in many ways. Try it on any of the following:

  • Caesar salad
  • Pasta salad
  • Grilled chicken salad
  • Spinach and strawberry salad
  • Sliced ripe heirloom tomatoes

You can also use it on an antipasto tray as a dip for raw vegetables or warm and crusty Italian bread. Use it in sandwiches or as a sauce for chicken or beef. It will soon become a staple ingredient in your kitchen.

Feta Cheese Dressing