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Emeril’s Feta Spread

Published: June 24, 2013

This feta spread is perfect when paired with Greek-style lamb kebabs.

Feta Spread

(Makes 2 cups)
Feta Cheese


  • 4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • ½ cup Greek-style yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons minced green onion tops
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh mint
  • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 ½ teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • ½ teaspoon salt, or more to taste (depending on the saltiness of the feta)
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Combine all ingredients in bowl, and stir to blend well.
  2. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to overnight to allow flavors to blend.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving (¼ cup)

Calories: 104
Total fat: 8.8 g
Saturated fat: 5.5 g
Sodium: 353 mg
Carbohydrate: 1.8 g
Fiber: 0.1 g
Protein: 4.5 g
Diabetic Exchanges: 1 medium-fat meat, 1 fat

Greek-Style Lamb Kabobs and Feta Spread by Emeril Lagasse, from Emeril at the Grill: A Cookbook for All Seasons, Harper Studio Publishers, New York, 2009, courtesy Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc.; Photo by Steven Freeman

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