SAGANAKI (Greek Flaming Cheese Opa)

Saganaki  (greek Flaming Cheese Opa)

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Marsha Gardner

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A beautiful presentation when the cheese is in flames and a wonderful treat when you smear the cheese on a great chunk of bread.

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Ingredients

How to Make SAGANAKI (Greek Flaming Cheese Opa)

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to broil, approximately 500°.
  2. Place butter in a broiler proof baking dish, approximately 6" in diameter. The cheese should NOT be sliced and should be in a single chunk.
  3. Place cheese on butter and put under broiler for 5 to 7 minutes. Immediately after removing from broiler, place dish on a heat proof surface with nothing hanging overhead. Pour rum over the cheese and light it with a match.
  4. Extinguish the flames after a few seconds by squeezing the lemon over it and serve while still very hot. Serve with bread OPA!

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About SAGANAKI (Greek Flaming Cheese Opa)

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



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