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Baked Feta Recipe

The best baked feta cheese with olives, fresh herbs and olive oil. This is a rich and creamy vegetarian appetizer or side dish.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time27 mins
Total Time32 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Greek
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 251kcal
Author: Kristen Wood

Equipment

  • Kalamata Olives
  • Black OIives
  • Extra Virgin Olive OIl

Ingredients

  • 1 8-ounce block feta cheese vegetarian if necessary
  • 1 cup Kalamata olives whole and pitted
  • 1 teaspoon fresh oregano chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh mint chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh basil chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced or grated
  • cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey I like to use raw honey
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Place the block of feta in a round or square baking dish (at least 6").
  • Sprinkle the olives over the feta, followed by the oregano, rosemary, mint, basil and garlic.
  • Drizzle with the olive oil and honey. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Place into the oven and bake for 25 minutes, followed by 2 minutes under broiler or until golden and bubbling. Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 19g | Sodium: 934mg | Potassium: 32mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 203IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg