Creamy Feta Dip With Lemon-Oregano Shrimp Creamy Feta Dip With Lemon-Oregano Shrimp

Image: Jeff Coulson

Tangy, salty feta is the perfect base for this creamy dip, which comes together effortlessly in a food processor. Serve it with our citrusy shrimp as a casual starter, or as a satisfying accompaniment to your main pasta course.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: September 2014


Lemon-Oregano Shrimp:


In food processor, blend feta cheese with garlic until smooth. Add sour cream, mayonnaise, lemon zest and lemon juice; blend until smooth. Remove to bowl; stir in chives.

Lemon-Oregano Shrimp: In large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook garlic and Italian seasoning, stirring often, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add shrimp and salt; cook, stirring occasionally, until shrimp are just pink and opaque throughout, about 4 minutes. Stir in oregano and lemon juice. Serve with feta dip.

Also serve with toasted pita wedges, cucumber slices, kalamata olives and cherry tomatoes.

Nutritional facts per each of 8 servings: about

  • Sodium 362 mg
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Protein 13 g
  • Calories 174.0
  • Total fat 12 g
  • Potassium 160 mg
  • Cholesterol 100 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 4 g


  • Iron 10.0
  • Folate 6.0
  • Calcium 14.0
  • Vitamin A 7.0
  • Vitamin C 5.0
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Creamy Feta Dip With Lemon-Oregano Shrimp