peach slices on whipped feta topping a roasemary foccacia toast point

Whip It Good (Whipped Feta and Peach Crostini)

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Whip it Good (Whipped Feta and Peach Crostini)

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Whip it- Whip it good.  It’s almost impossible not to sing those words – best known to most as an
unforgettable Devo classic.

The fact is, the word “whip” has never had many positive connotations, other than Devo’s memorable anthem.  Unless we’re talking about whipping in the culinary sense – where we whip delicious heavy cream or, even better, scrumptiously savory soft
cheese.

In this case, sharp, tangy Feta is whipped into a delectable frenzy of flavor, with Greek yogurt, olive oil, lemon, and red pepper flakes. Next, it’s layered atop buttery, lightly toasted focaccia bread, and crowned with peaches that have been sweetly caramelized by roasting or grilling. A final drizzle of rich, dark balsamic vinegar glaze, and a dusting of crunchy pine nuts & fragrant rosemary really make this
appetizer SING!

 

Ingredients for Whipped Feta and Peach Crostini

Whipped Feta

  • Feta Cheese
  • Plain Greek Yogurt
  • Olive Oil
  • Red Pepper Flakes
  • Zest of 1 lemon

Whip It Good Appetizer

  • Whipped Feta
  • Peaches
  • Balsamic Glaze
  • Focaccia Bread
  • Butter
  • Toasted Pine Nuts
  • Rosemary

 

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Whip up something good! Whipped Feta and Peach Crostini

peach slices on whipped feta topping a roasemary foccacia toast point
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Whip it Good

Whipped Feta and Peach Crostini
Prep Time20 minutes
Active Time20 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fruit appetizer, Peach Appetizer, Roasted Peaches, Whipped Feta, Whipped feta and Peach Crostini, Whipped Feta appetizer
Author: Jay L. Bate

Equipment

  • Food Processor

Materials

Whipped Feta

  • 8 oz Block feta cheese
  • 6 oz Plain greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp Olive oil
  • ¼ tsp Rep pepper flakes
  • Zest of 1 lemon

Peaches

  • 4 Peaches (Peeled and thinly sliced)
  • ¼ Cup Balsalmic glaze

Other

  • 1 Loaf Focaccia bread or other crusty bread
  • ¼ Cup Melted Butter
  • ¼ Cup Balsalmic Glaze
  • ¼ Cup Toasted pine nuts
  • 1 Large Sprig Fresh rosemary

Instructions

Prepare your crostini

  • Thinly slice the bread
  • Place bread slices on a baking sheet
  • Paint each slice of bread with melted butter
  • Bake at 400 degrees for approximately 5 minutes
  • Let cool
  • Thinly slice peaches

Prepare whipped feta

  • Combine feta cheese, yogurt, oil, pepper flakes, and lemon zest in a food processor
  • Whip until smooth

Grill or Roast peaches

  • Grill or roast peaches at 400 degrees for approximately 20 minutes or until soft
  • Allow peaches to cool

Finish your appetizer

  • Spread whipped feta on the toasted bread slices and place on a serving tray
  • Layer slices of peaches on top of the whipped feta cheese
  • Squeeze a zig-zag of balsamic glaze over the peaches on each crostini
  • Sprinkle pine nuts and fresh rosemary on top of the glazed peaches
  • Serve and enjoy

Grilled Peach Crostini FAQ’s

What the FAQ?

 

Why would you want to grill a peach?

The process of grilling intensifies the natural flavor and sweetness of a peach.  Peaches become softer, extra juicy, and feature a slightly smoky taste.

 

Will hard peaches soften on the grill?

Yes, the grill will help to instantly ripen your peaches.  Grilling will also bring out the sweetness of the fruit- often called caramelization.

 

Do you need to remove the skin, before grilling peaches?

You do not need to remove the skin.  In fact the skin will add flavor.  Depending on the recipe, you can peel after grilling, and cooling.

 

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What else can I do with Whipped Feta?

Whipped Feta is a versatile and delicious ingredient that can be used in a variety of ways in. Its creamy and tangy flavor can add a new dimension to salads, sandwiches, and dips.

Smear whipped Feta onto toasted bread or crackers and top it with roasted peppers or sun-dried tomatoes. It also pairs well with grilled vegetables like zucchini, eggplant, or peppers.

For a healthy and flavorful salad, mix it with arugula, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, and a light vinaigrette.

Use whipped Feta as a dip by mixing it with herbs like dill or parsley and serving it with pita chips or raw vegetables. The possibilities are endless, and this versatile ingredient is sure to become a favorite in any recipe.

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Aphrodesi’hacks’ for Whipped Feta and Peach Crostini

When making your Whipped Feta- Whip It Good!

Keep your crostini thin, and let the cheese and grilled caramelized fruit steal the show

Toast right before serving

 

Mix It Up

Try Whipped Feta crostini with roasted strawberries and balsamic glaze, or fig and balsamic glaze

Enjoy a holiday appetizer, using roasted cranberries, and balsamic vinegar glaze on a whipped feta crostini.

 

Perfect Pairing

Bourbon mixed drink with fall flavors

Try our amazing Bourbon cocktail, Wicked Bitchcraft with ‘Whip it Good’.  Looking for that warm caramelly taste of Fall?   You’ll love our Bourbon cocktail with tiny pecan, and nutmeg pieces, and an artisan feel.  This is an amazing alchemy of melt-in-your-mouth fall flavors with the Va Va Voom of Bourbon.  Conjur up this Truly ass-kicking Bitchcraft.  (Drink a few of these and they will definitely cast a spell on you )


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