Hot Roasted Peppers and Feta Spread (Tirokafteri)
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A recipe for a hot and delicious roasted pepper and Feta spread. Very popular in Greece with the name Tirokafteri.
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Greek
Serves: 6
  • 3 long red peppers.
  • 1-2 red chili peppers.
  • 250 gr (9 oz) Feta cheese.
  • 100 gr (3.5 oz) full-fat Greek yogurt.
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil.
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice.
  1. Place the peppers (and chili) on a tray covered with grease-proof paper. Bake them at 180 degrees Celsius (360 F) for ~ 20 minutes until their skin starts getting black.
  2. Let the peppers cool down and remove the skin. Place the peppers with the rest of the ingredients in a food blender and create a smooth paste.
  3. If it's too hot for you, add a bit more of yogurt and pass it again through the blender.
  4. Serve it as a dip with fresh bread.
  5. Bon appetit!
Recipe by SocraticFood at