Roasted French Feta Appetizer


A delicious treat from the south of France!


  • 1/2 pound feta (preferably sheep or goat milk), rinsed and drained, sliced into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano, crumbled (1 teaspoon if fresh)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup bottled roasted red peppers, chopped
  • 1 large tomato sliced and cut into small chunks
  • 10 Kalamata or other brine-cured black olives, pitted, rinsed, and coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil



Preheat broiler.

Divide cheese evenly in large flameproof baking pan. Sprinkle oregano and pepper over cheese.

Stir together tomatoes, olives, and oil in a small bowl, then spoon mixture over and around cheese.

Broil 2 to 4 inches from heat until edges of cheese are golden, about 5 minutes.

Serve with lemon wedges and baguette slices or other crusty bread.

Garnish with chopped fresh parsley.

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