Baked Herbed Feta Cheese Served with Bread

Baked Herbed Feta Cheese Served with Bread

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Baked Herbed Feta Cheese Served with Bread is a fantabulous starter, which might also be served as a snack. The very method of preparation of the herbed feta cheese is different, in this case.

Unlike the usual procedure of making a sauce of the cheese and mixing in the herbs, here a whole block of cheese is coated with a mix of herbs and garlic, foil-packed and baked. The cheese melts within the foil, and the seasonings fuse with it, creating an awesome accompaniment for toasted bread. The process of baking inside a foil intensifies the aroma and flavour of the herbs.

Also note that no salt is used in this recipe because feta cheese by itself is a bit salty. This Baked Herbed Feta Cheese is served with peppy, cinnamon-flavoured thickened balsamic vinegar and toasted bread. Enjoy it fresh.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  15 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F)   Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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For The Herbed Feta Cheese
4"×2" thickness feta cheese block
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 cup sliced onions
1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
1/4 cup chopped fresh thyme
1/4 cup chopped fresh rosemary
1/4 cup cherry tomato halves
1 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)

For The Thickened Balsamic Vinegar
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 small cinnamon (dalchini) stick
1 tbsp honey

For Serving
toasted bread
For the thickened balsamic vinegar

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a small non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes or till thick, while stirring continuously. Keep aside.

For the herbed feta cheese

  1. Heat the olive oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  2. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  3. Add all the fresh herbs and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute. Keep aside.
  4. Place a foil on a clean, dry surface, spread half of the prepared herbed mixture in the centre.
  5. Place the feta cheese block over it.
  6. Spread the remaining prepared herbed mixture evenly over it and press it lightly.
  7. Place the cherry tomato halves on top and sprinkle chilli flakes evenly over it.
  8. Cover all the sides of the foil and pack it very well like a parcel.
  9. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200ºc (400ºf) for 10 minutes.
  10. Serve immediately with thickened balsamic vinegar and toasted bread.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy60 cal
Protein0.4 g
Carbohydrates6.7 g
Fiber0.4 g
Fat3.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium2.3 mg

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Baked Herbed Feta Cheese Served with Bread
 on 25 Jun 16 10:22 AM

i served this at a party -the guests were enthralled with this innovative feta cheese flavoured with fresh herbs and was a wipe out at the party .but please make sure to serve it hot with crackers or bread.the balsamic is a must.loved it