Feta Cheese Spread

Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: 4 servings


1/2pound feta cheese
-- Juice of 1/2 lemon
1tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
2tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
1/4teaspoon coarse salt
-- Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Place feta cheese in an ovenproof dish. Mix lemon juice, olive oil, oregano, salt and pepper and spread over cheese. Cover with aluminum foil. Bake 15 minutes. Serve hot, spreading the melted feta on crackers or whole-grain toast.

Recipe by Sara Baer-Sinnott. Reprinted with permission from K. Dun Gifford and Sara Baer-Sinnott’s The Oldways Table: Essays & Recipes from the Culinary Think Tank (Ten Speed Press, 2007).

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 183
  • Fat 15g
  • Saturated Fat 9g
  • Cholesterol 50mg
  • Sodium 779mg
  • Carbohydrate 3g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 2g
  • Protein 8g