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Type Spread
Main ingredients feta cheese, hot peppers, roasted peppers, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, yogurt, oregano

Ktipiti or htipiti (Greek : χτυπητή, pronounced  [xtipiˈti] ), also known as tirokafteri (Greek : τυροκαυτερή, pronounced  [tirokafteˈri] ) or kopanisti (not to be confused with the cheese of that name), [1] is a cheese-based spread from Greece. [2]

The preparation of the dish varies, but the most common ingredients are feta cheese (sometimes combined with one or more other types of soft, white cheeses), hot peppers (such as red cherry pepper), roasted peppers, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, yogurt, or oregano. [3] It is commonly eaten as part of a mezze platter, or by itself, with slices of warm pita bread.

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  2. Steves, R. (2014). Rick Steves' Greece: Athens & the Peloponnese. Rick Steves Series. Avalon Travel Publishing. p. 28. ISBN   978-1-61238-060-5 . Retrieved June 1, 2017.
  3. Recipe by Kim127. "Ktipiti Feta And Hot Pepper Dip) Recipe - Genius Kitchen". Food.com. Retrieved 2018-03-27.