"Dakos" Tomato &Feta Cheese Appetizer

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Maria *

By
@WWCook1

"Dakos" is a popular appetizer of the island of Crete. A rusk (twice baken whole wheat or barley bread) is used as a base of this simple appetizer. If you can't find rusks you can toast thick sliced french bread (like a brushetta).

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

6
barley or whole wheat rusks
3 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
2
medium size tomatoes, diced or grated
4 Tbsp
feta or sour mizithra cheese, crumbled
1 Tbsp
oregano, dried
salt to taste

How to Make "Dakos" Tomato &Feta Cheese Appetizer

Step-by-Step

  • 1Briefly wet rusk by holding them under running water or quickly dipping in a bowl of water. Drizzle with half of the olive oil and season with very little salt. Don't forget you'll be adding Feta cheese later. Set aside.
  • 2Finely chop, dice tomatoes or press through grater. Spoon tomato pulp over dakos, leaving a "well" in the center for the cheese. Spoon the cheese into the "well" on top of tomatoes. Sprinkle with oregano and drizzle with remaining olive oil. Ready to enjoy!
  • 3The amount of Feta cheese and oregano added really all depends on your taste. Also the amount of capers & Kalamata olives I suggested, add according to your taste.

    Variations: Rinced capers and Kalamata olives can be added

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About "Dakos" Tomato &Feta Cheese Appetizer

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Greek
Hashtags: #Summer, #Appetizer