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Greek Lemon and Crumbled Feta Fondue

No recipe image available.Fondue made with typical Greek ingredients such as feta cheese, cream cheese, lemon juice, dill and mint.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups (6-ounces) crumbled feta cheese
2 teaspoon cornstarch
1 1/4 cup milk
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, cut in pieces
1/3 cup lemon juice
3 tablespoons chopped fresh dill, or 1 1/2 tablespoons dried dill
1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint, or 1 1/2 teaspoons dried mint
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel

For dipping: Cooked bite-size lamb or beef meatballs, cooked shrimp, blanched asparagus spears, radishes, cucumber slices, assorted pitted Greek olives and toasted pita points.

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a medium-size bowl, toss the feta cheese with the cornstarch.
  2. In a medium-size heavy-bottomed saucepan, heat the milk and cream cheese over low heat until the cream cheese is almost melted smooth. Stir in the lemon juice. Add the feta cheese, a handful at a time, stirring until the cheese is melted before adding more. When all the cheese has been added, stir in the dill, mint and lemon peel.
  3. Transfer the fondue to an enamel or ceramic fondue pot and keep warm over a fondue burner. Serve immediately.

Makes 10 appetizer servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of the American Dairy Association.