Broiled Feta Cheese
Appetizer Recipe

Favorite Restaurant Appetizer Recipe


This Broiled Feta Cheese Appetizer Recipe is for all the cheese, garlic and pepper lovers in the world, many of whom eat at the restaurant regularly and devour this starter recipe when it is on the daily special sheet.

It is a favorite restaurant recipe. I have often been asked to share this appetizer recipe

Feta cheese is versatile. It and can be combined with many different herbs and vegetables. This recipe marries feta cheese with garlic, roasted red peppers, onion, pitted Kalamata olives (or black olives), cream cheese and dill.

 It is a delicious and spectacular appetizer that your guests will praise you for.




Broiled Feta Cheese Appetizer Recipe

Favorite Restaurant Appetizer Recipe



Preparation time: 20 minutes. Serves 6.


Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup finely minced onion
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 3/4 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/3 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, cut up
  • 1 1/3 ounces crumbled Feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped, black olives
  • 4 teaspoons chopped roasted red sweet peppers
  • 1/3 teaspoon dried dill weed or (better yet) 1 teaspoon fresh dill, chopped
  • Two 6-8 inch pita rounds or French bread (toasted or plain)


Instructions:

  • Preheat broiler
  • In a medium skillet, cook onion and garlic in the olive oil and sesame oil over medium heat for 2-3 minutes or until onion is tender
  • Remove from heat
  • Add cream cheese and feta cheese and stir the mixture until it is nearly smooth
  • Stir in olives, sweet peppers and dill weed and set aside
  • In dry skillets fry the pita rounds until lightly toasted
  • Spread each pita round with 1/3 cup of the cheese mixture
  • Broil about 1 minute or until hot
  • To serve, cut each round (if using pita) into six wedges
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Enjoy your restaurant Feta Cheese Appetizer Recipe and the company of those you share it with.

Donna

“Appetizers are the little things you keep eating until you lose your appetite.”

Joe Moore