Katuk is a Bulgarian feta cheese dip/spread that is made with yogurt, spices, herbs, and sometimes a Bulgarian version of ricotta cheese (izvara) is used as well. This takes 5 minutes to make and can be used for many dishes. Use as a dip for vegetables and chips, as a spread for sandwiches or a base for crostini, or it can be used as a dressing for pasta salad.
Bulgarian Feta Spread
Yield 6 servings
- 170g/6oz Feta Cheese
- 3/4 cup (170g/6oz) Plain Yogurt (you can use greek yogurt too)
- 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
- 1/4 tsp Paprika (smoked or regular)
- Pinch of Coarse Salt
- Pinch of Black Pepper
- Optional: 2 tbsp freshly minced Dill or Parsley
Tools: medium bowl, fork
- Mash the feta cheese in a medium bowl with a fork until you get fine crumbles, add the yogurt and seasoning. Mix well.
- Transfer to a serving bowl or plate, depending on the consistency of your mixture you can pipe it or use a cookie scoop to plate.
- You can store this for up to 5 days in the fridge in an airtight container or covered with clingfilm, if there is a little water on the top, just give it a stir before serving.
- This goes great as a spread for sandwiches or as a dip for vegetables and crackers.
Courses Appetizer, Starter
Serving Size 1/4 cup
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 26 mg
Sodium 471 mg
Total Carbohydrates 3 g
Sugars 3 g
Protein 5 g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.