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white bowl with liptauer on white ground next to cuttingboard with bread slices

Liptauer Cheese Spread

Liptauer is a delicious spread that you can get at any Heuriger (Austrian wine tavern) in Austria. The combination of flavorful spices, paprika, cheese, and butter makes Liptauer a distinctly delicious spread. But it is also popular as a dip.
5 from 105 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Side Dish, Snack, Spread
Cuisine Austrian
Servings 8 people
Calories 190 kcal



  • 150 g Unsalted butter
  • 150 g Brimsen Soft cheese made from sheep's milk
  • 75 g Raw onions
  • 35 g Capers
  • 1 Pickle one big or two small ones
  • 1 tablespoon Parsley
  • Kosher salt
  • Black pepper
  • Ground caraway
  • Garlic
  • Sweet paprika


  • Strain the Brimsen through a sieve.
  • Chop onions, capers, parsley, and pickles by hand or with the electric chopper.
  • Take a mixing bowl and mix the butter with a mixer until fluffy.
  • Add the Brimsen to the fluffed butter and mix it in well with the butter.
  • Next, add the prepared onions, pickles, capers, and parsley to the butter and Brimsen mixture. Once again, mix everything well.
  • Season and taste. Stir well once again, and you're finished making a yummy Liptauer!
  • Serve the Liptauer cheese spread with slices of fresh brown bread and a delicious glass of white wine!
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Nutrition values are estimates only, using online calculators. Please verify using your own data.
Serving: 1serving | Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 403mg | Potassium: 43mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 611IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 106mg | Iron: 1mg
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