Feta Garlic Dressing Recipe - Authentic Greek Flavor

Feta Garlic Dressing

Feta Garlic Dressing Recipe - Authentic Greek Flavor
Region / culture: Greece | Preparation time: 10 minutes | Servings: 8


Feta Garlic Dressing
Feta Garlic Dressing

Feta garlic dressing is a creamy and flavorful dressing that is perfect for salads, sandwiches, or as a dip for vegetables. This dressing is easy to make and adds a delicious tangy kick to any dish.


Feta garlic dressing is a popular Mediterranean dressing that combines the tangy flavor of feta cheese with the bold taste of garlic. It is believed to have originated in Greece, where feta cheese is a staple ingredient in many dishes.


How to prepare

  1. In a blender or food processor, blend all ingredients except the milk for one minute.
  2. While the blender is running, gradually add the milk.
  3. Once the dressing thickens, stop the blender to prevent separation and thinning.
  4. The consistency should be thick and creamy.
  5. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.


  • Add fresh herbs like parsley or basil for a different flavor profile.
  • Use lemon juice instead of vinegar for a citrusy twist.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to blend the ingredients well to ensure a smooth and creamy consistency.

- Adjust the amount of garlic to suit your taste preferences.

- Use fresh ingredients for the best flavor.

Serving Suggestions

Serve this dressing over a Greek salad, grilled chicken, or as a dip for fresh vegetables.

Cooking Techniques

Blend all ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth and creamy.

Ingredient Substitutions

You can use Greek yogurt instead of buttermilk for a thicker consistency.

Make Ahead Tips

This dressing can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Presentation Ideas

Serve the dressing in a small bowl with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of dill on top.

Pairing Recommendations

This dressing pairs well with grilled meats, roasted vegetables, and crusty bread.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store the dressing in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Stir well before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

230 per serving


2g per serving


22g per serving


4g per serving

Vitamins and minerals

This dressing is a good source of calcium, vitamin D, and potassium.


Contains dairy (feta cheese) and garlic.


This dressing is high in fats and proteins, making it a satisfying and flavorful addition to any meal.


Feta garlic dressing is a delicious and versatile dressing that adds a burst of flavor to any dish. With its creamy texture and tangy taste, this dressing is sure to become a favorite in your kitchen.

How did I get this recipe?

The first time I saw this recipe, I was captivated. It was at a local farmers market, where a kind old Greek woman was selling her homemade feta garlic dressing. The aroma of garlic and herbs wafted through the air, drawing me closer to her stall. I watched as she expertly mixed the ingredients together in a large bowl, her hands moving with precision and grace.

I struck up a conversation with her, asking about the recipe and how she came to create such a delicious dressing. She smiled warmly and began to tell me her story.

Many years ago, she explained, she had lived in a small village in Greece, where food was not just a necessity, but a way of life. The villagers would gather together for meals, sharing stories and laughter over plates of homemade dishes. It was there that she learned the art of cooking from her mother and grandmother, who passed down their recipes through generations.

One day, a traveler from a distant land arrived in the village, bringing with him new ingredients and flavors that sparked her curiosity. Among them was feta cheese, a tangy and creamy cheese that she had never tasted before. Intrigued, she experimented with different ways to incorporate it into her cooking, eventually creating the feta garlic dressing that had now become a staple in her kitchen.

As she spoke, I could see the passion and love she had for cooking reflected in her eyes. She shared with me the recipe for the dressing, guiding me through each step and explaining the importance of using fresh and high-quality ingredients. I listened intently, eager to learn from her wisdom and experience.

After that day, I couldn't wait to try making the feta garlic dressing myself. I gathered the ingredients she had recommended and set to work in my own kitchen, channeling the spirit of the Greek village and the old woman's teachings. The scent of garlic and herbs filled the air, transporting me back to that farmers market stall where it all began.

When I finally tasted the dressing, I was transported to a world of flavors and memories. The tanginess of the feta cheese balanced perfectly with the sharpness of the garlic, creating a harmony of tastes that danced on my tongue. I knew then that this recipe would become a cherished part of my culinary repertoire, a symbol of the connections we make through food and the stories we share.

Since that day, I have made the feta garlic dressing countless times, each batch a tribute to the old Greek woman who inspired me with her passion and knowledge. I have shared the recipe with friends and family, passing on the tradition of good food and good company that I learned from her.

As I write this, I can't help but smile at the memories that flood back to me, of that chance encounter at the farmers market and the bond that was forged over a simple recipe. The feta garlic dressing will always hold a special place in my heart, a reminder of the power of food to bring people together and create lasting connections.

And so, as I continue to cook and create in my kitchen, I carry with me the lessons and stories of the old Greek woman, forever grateful for the gift of her feta garlic dressing and the inspiration it has brought into my life.


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