Feta is a brined curd white cheese that was first produced in Greece. It is a soft brined white cheese with small or no holes, a compact touch, few cuts, and no skin. It is usually formed into large blocks, which are submerged in brine.
17 Delicious Ways to Use Feta Cheese
1. On potatoes
Sprinkle feta on mashed potatoes or baked and scalloped potatoes.
2. On pizza
Sprinkle it on top of pizza. Tastes good with fresh tomato, olives and artichokes.
3. In a sandwich
Drizzle the inside of a baguette with olive oil and vinegar. Sprinkle some oregano and top with a slice of feta. Or in grilled cheese, use feta and olive oil instead of butter.
4. Use it in stuffing
Use it to make stuffed mushrooms , zucchini or stuffed peppers along with some olive oil, herbs, and breadcrumbs.
5. Use it with salads
Photo of a Greek salad (tomatoes, cucumber, pepper, onion and olives) with feta cheese
Greek salad (tomato-cucumber-olives), Greek tossed salad or beet salad.
6. With fruit
Pair watermelon or cantaloupe or grapes with feta, a perfect combination especially in the summer.
7. Make phyllo turnovers
Fill with vegetables (spinach, greens, zucchini) and feta or make Greek savoury pies (pites).
8. With cooked vegetables
Combine with any type of vegetables cooked with olive oil and tomato (lathera).
Roast feta in the oven with a sprinkle of pepper flakes.
10. In dips
Use to make the spicy feta dip tirokafteri. Click here for recipe.
11. In nachos
Sprinkle on nacho chips along with some sliced black olives and heat until cheese softens. Or try these Greek style Nachos with spicy whipped feta.
12. With pasta
Add to pasta, pairs well with sun dried tomatoes, zucchini and olives.
13. In beans
Add feta to beans (legume) dishes. Feta goes very well with lentils and broad beans.
14. In muffins
Feta Spinach Red pepper muffins
Make savory muffins using various veggies and feta cheese.
15. In a quiche or tart
Works well with spinach or leek.
16. Wrap in phyllo
Bake and drizzle with honey.
17. And my favorite way….as a table cheese
Just put on the table and eat it with whatever else you are serving.
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