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Middle Eastern Dip

About the Recipe

Serve this flavor-packed dip with whole-grain crackers and raw vegetables. Za’atar is a spice blend made from thyme, sumac and sesame seeds.


Serves 6


  • 6 roasted garlic cloves
  • 6 ounces feta, room temperature
  • 4 ounces vegan cream cheese (i.e. Daiya), room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon plain non-dairy yogurt
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons za’atar, plus more for sprinkling
  • 1 teaspoon chopped parsley
  • Zest of 1 small lemon

Add garlic, feta, cream cheese, olive oil, yogurt, salt and pepper to the bowl of a food processor. Blend until smooth. Transfer mixture to a bowl. Stir in parsley and lemon zest. Sprinkle with sumac and serve.

YIELD: 6 servings

PREP TIME: 10 min I COOK TIME: 0 min I TOTAL TIME: 10 min