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Mediterranean Baked Feta (Gluten Free)

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  • Author: Alex
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: serves 4 as an appetizer 1x
  • Category: appetizer

Description

This Mediterranean baked feta is the tastiest and prettiest appetizer. It’s also incredibly easy to make in under 30 minutes. Served with crusty toasted bread, everyone will devour this dish.


Ingredients

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  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1/2 cup pitted kalamata olives
  • 1/3 cup parsley, chopped
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 3 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 6 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 8 oz block feta cheese, sliced into thick slabs
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • Sliced and toasted baguette, for serving


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine cherry tomatoes, onion, garlic, kalamata olives, parsley, lemon juice, 1.5 tbsp olive oil, salt, and pepper in a mixing bowl and stir everything together.
  3. Transfer to a 10×7 baking dish. Top with sprigs of thyme.
  4. Place the blocks of sliced feta on top of the vegetables. Drizzle with the remaining olive oil.
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes, until feta cheese is soft and spreadable. 
  6. Drizzle the honey on top of the hot feta cheese, and dig in with your toasted bread!

Notes

Best served right from the oven.