Marinated Feta Cheese

Marsha Gardner


Great to keep on hand in the refrigerator for a quick fix when someone stops over. Just serve on hot toasted French bread with a little of the oil from the jar.

Marinated feta is also nice added to a pasta or lettuce salad.

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3/4 lb
feta cheese
2 clove
1/2 tsp
mixed peppercorns
coriander seeds
bay leaf
fresh oregano, thyme and rosemary sprigs
olive oil, extra virgin, to cover
french bread toasted to serve


1With a sharp knife cut feta into cubes. Cut garlic into thick slivers.
2With a mortar and pestle, lightly crush peppercorns and coriander seeds.
3Into a jar with a tight-fitting lid, pack feta cubes with the bay leaf, interspersing layers of cheese with garlic, peppercorns and sprigs of fresh herb.
4Pour in enough olive oil to cover cheese. Cover and refrigerate 2 weeks.
5Serve on hot toast sprinkled with a little of the oil from the jar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Other Tag: Quick & Easy