Spicy Baked Feta (Feta Psiti)

Spicy Baked Feta (Feta Psiti)

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Diana Moutsopoulos 124

"This is such an easy appetizer that never fails to impress! People are familiar with feta, but this traditional Greek way of preparing is not as well known. The salty/sour taste of the feta offsets the heat of the chili flakes - so don't be afraid to load them on! Serve with crusty bread or toast. "

Ingredients

15 m servings 186 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 186 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 15.3 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 5g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 8.6 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 51 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 635 mg
  • 25%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Preheat an oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  2. Place the feta in an ovenproof baking dish. Drizzle with olive oil. Cover liberally with pepper flakes, and sprinkle with oregano.
  3. Bake, uncovered, in the preheated oven until feta is soft, about 10 minutes.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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I love baked feta, and was really looking forward to trying this recipe out, and I was definitely not disappointed. The balance of salt from the cheese, spice from the chilies, and the herbal a...

This recipe is simple, yet AMAZING. I don't know what that other guy was talking about, there are no additional flavors needed. Maybe he had some cheap/bad feta or an unrefined palette. Anywa...

This is a traditional recipe that you'll find in tavernas and mezedopoleio (meze restaurants) all over Greece. The simple flavors and preparation should be savored! I wouldn't add anything else ...