Whipped Feta & Olive Dip Recipe

26 July 2023 –

We love a good excuse to spend the day in the kitchen, and summer backyard dinner parties are just the ticket.

Here at Studio McGee, we believe that what’s being served should be equally judged on its visual appeal and its taste. Styling matters. Here, Shea’s recipe for Whipped Feta & Olive Dip, a perfect summer snack that features elevated, simple ingredients. Get the recipe and styling inspiration below.

“I love elevating simple ingredients into something worthy of serving at dinner parties and casual gatherings. This dip comes together in almost no time and is as beautiful to present as it is delicious.”

Shea McGee


Serves: 8-10 | Time: 20 minutes

8 ounces feta cheese
1 cup whole milk Greek yogurt
1 teaspoon Diamond Crystal kosher salt
1 lemon
1 ¼ cup mixed, pitted olives (such as kalamata and castleveltrano)
2/3 cup loosely packed mint
1/3 cup raw shelled pistachios
2 tablespoons capers
¼ cup olive oil
Kettle-cooked potato chips and cucumbers, for serving



Add the feta cheese, Greek yogurt, salt, and zest of the lemon to a food processor. Process until completely smooth and velvety—about 3 minutes. Dollop the whipped feta mixture all over a platter or plate, spreading to create swirls across the platter with the back of a spoon. Set aside. 


Roughly chop the mixed olives and pistachios and mince the mint, then transfer them to a small bowl. Add the capers and olive oil, mixing to combine. Spoon the olive mixture all over the top of the whipped feta, then serve alongside kettle-cooked potato chips and slices of cucumber.  

Date Posted
26 July 2023