Greek Saganaki


Serve this pan-fried feta cheese with slices of ripe, red tomatoes and lemon.

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


  • 8 ounces feta cheese

  • 1 egg

  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh oregano

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • freshly ground black pepper

  • 2 large ripe tomatoes, sliced

  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges


  1. Slice feta into 2x3/8 inch squares, about 8 slices. In a small bowl, beat the egg with the oregano. Dip each slice of feta in egg, shake off excess, and coat in flour.

  2. Heat olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Quickly cook cheese in olive oil until golden, turning once. Pat dry with paper towels.

  3. Arrange feta on a plate with thick tomato slices, season with black pepper, and garnish with lemon wedges.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

302 Calories
20g Fat
19g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 302
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 10g 49%
Cholesterol 97mg 32%
Sodium 656mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 14mg 72%
Calcium 302mg 23%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 294mg 6%

* 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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