4ounceswhipped cream cheese(or block cream cheese, softened to room temperature)
2cupscooked white or brown rice
1cuphalved cherry or grape tomatoes
½cupsliced red onions
olive oil(for finishing)
parsley or cilantro(for garnish)
black pepper(for garnish)
pita chips(for serving)
Add the feta cheese to the bowl of a food processor. Pulse a few times until the cheese resembles crumbs. Add the cream cheese, oregano, thyme, garlic, and lemon juice, and process until the mixture is creamy and smooth, about 2 minutes.
Transfer to a bowl. Refrigerate extra spread.
Greek Rice Bowls
To assemble, divide the rice between two bowls. Top with cucumbers, onions, tomatoes, and olives. Add a generous spoonful of whipped feta. Garnish with parsley or cilantro, black pepper, olive oil, and pita chips.
This recipe yields 2 cups of whipped feta. Save the extra for snacking, spreading on burgers, or adding to veggie wraps.