Roasted Feta with Olives and Red Peppers

by Brennans Market Admin

Serving Size:Serves 4

Ingredients

1/2 lb feta, rinsed and drained

1/4 teaspoon dried oregano, crumbled

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1/4 cup bottled roasted red peppers, chopped

10 (1/4 cup) Kalamata or other brined-cured black olives, pitted, rinsed,and coarsely chopped

2 Tablespoons Brennan’s Cellars Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Accompaniment: lemon wedges; toasted pita wedges or crusty bread

Garnish: chopped fresh parsley

Adapted From:Β Epicurious.com

Description
A great Greek-inspired first course that is sure to be a hit.

Preparation
Preheat broiler.

Cut cheese into Β½-inch-thick slices and divide evenly among 4 small flameproof baking dishes (or arrange in 1 layer in a large one). Sprinkle oregano and pepper over cheese.

Stir together roasted red peppers, olives, and oil in a small bowl, then spoon mixture over and around cheese.Β Broil 2 to 4 inches from heat until edges of cheese are golden, about 5 minutes.Β