Oregano Feta Dressing

6 oz. feta cheese, crumbled
1/2 cup buttermilk
6 T. freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 T. chopped fresh oregano leaves or 1 t. dried oregano leaves
1/2 t. freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup water
2 cloves garlic
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 small green pepper chopped

In a food processor, process cheese, buttermilk, juice, oregano, pepper, water and garlic until smooth.

Gradually add oil in a steady steam, processing until smooth.

Add green pepper and pulse 3 seconds.

Cover and chill.

Makes about 2 cups dressing

I have been known to give a decorated jar of this as a gift. People seem to really appreciate it. I tie a pretty ribbon around the jar and attach a card that says something like: Store in refrigerator for up to 1 week. Use to dress salad greens or sliced tomatoes or cucumbers.