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Marinated feta in thyme & chilli oil

Marinated feta in thyme & chilli oil

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Plus marinating no cook
  • Easy
  • Serves 6 - 8

Pack salty Greek cheese into jars with olive oil, thyme, tomatoes, artichokes and olives - mop up the goodness with bread

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving (8)
NutrientUnit
kcal366
fat35g
saturates10g
carbs3g
sugars1g
fibre2g
protein9g
salt3.2g
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Ingredients

  • 100ml olive oil
  • 2 tbsp fresh thyme leaves , plus a few extra for scattering
  • 4 garlic cloves , sliced
  • ¼ tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 140g semi-dried tomato in olive oil, drained
  • 175g pack or jar artichoke heart in oil
  • 2 x 200g packs feta cheese
  • 85g Kalamata olive

Method

  • STEP 1

    Tip the olive oil and thyme into a bowl and blitz with a hand blender. Stir in the garlic, chilli and lots of black pepper (but no salt). You could add some of the oil from the tomatoes and artichokes, too.

  • STEP 2

    Cut each block of feta into 4 (or 6) and arrange in a dish or a food container with the tomatoes, artichokes and olives. Spoon over the herby oil, scatter with extra thyme and leave to marinate in the fridge overnight.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, August 2012

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