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Baked feta with tomato, pepper & olives

Baked feta with tomato, pepper & olives

A wonderfully simple Greek appetizer of baked feta cheese with tomatoes, peppers, olives, capers, paprika and oregano. This tastes a bit like a warm Greek salad and is wonderful smooshed onto bread with or without a glass of ouzo or wine!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 2 -3
Calories 143 kcal

Ingredients

  • 3.5 ounces a slab of feta cheese
  • a couple of slices of fresh tomato either whole or finely chopped
  • 1/5 finely diced red or green pepper
  • 3 or 4 olives de-stoned and chopped into small pieces
  • a few capers
  • a sprinkle of paprika
  • a few sprigs of chopped fresh oregano or ΒΌ teaspoon of dried
  • black pepper to taste
  • olive oil about a tablespoon
  • a squeeze of lemon juice optional
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200C/390F.
  2. Place the feta in the centre of a piece of baking paper or foil in a baking dish, making sure there is plenty of spare paper or foil around the cheese.
  3. Pile the tomato, pepper, olives and capers on top. Then sprinkle with the paprika, oregano and black pepper. Finally, drizzle over the olive oil.
  4. Gather up the sides of the paper or foil and scrunch it up roughly into the middle to make a parcel.
  5. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes until the feta is soft. Squeeze a little lemon over if you like and eat immediately with fresh bread.

Recipe Notes

Don't have or don't like all the ingredients? No problem, just miss them out! The essential ingredients here are the feta (of course!), plus some oregano and a drizzle of olive oil. The rest are optional!

Nutrition Facts
Baked feta with tomato, pepper & olives
Amount Per Serving
Calories 143 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 647mg 27%
Potassium 55mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Sugars 2g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 11.6%
Vitamin C 18.4%
Calcium 24.5%
Iron 1.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.