Spicy Baked Feta (Feta Psiti)

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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.

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (8 ounce) slice feta cheese

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil (Optional)

  • 2 tablespoons crushed red pepper flakes, or as needed

  • 1 pinch dried oregano

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 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.

    Baked feta in a dish
    Spicy Baked Feta (Feta Psiti).

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

186 Calories
15g Fat
5g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 186
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 20%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 51mg 17%
Sodium 635mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 4mg 18%
Calcium 290mg 22%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 130mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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