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Baked Feta with Tomatoes and Garlic

In this easy to make Greek baked feta, tomato, garlic, olives and herbs all come together with the cheese to make a glorious dish, redolent of summer in the Aegean.  Dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes makes this perfect for a mid week after work meal. 

Servings: 2
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins

Ingredients

  • ½ can tomatoes
  • 1 tsp tomato puree
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 packet feta cheese - (200g)
  • 6 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp olives - (pitted)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil - (extra virgin)
  • 1 sprig oregano
  • 1 sprig thyme

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 200°C / 180°C (Fan) / Gas Mark 6. In an 8" (20 cm) ovenproof dish, mix the tinned tomatoes and tomato puree. Slice the garlic clove and stir in.
  • Cut the cherry tomatoes into quarters, and slice the olives.
  • Layer the feta, cherry tomatoes, and olives on top of the tomato and garlic mixture. Top with the olive oil and herbs.
  • Bake for 25 minutes, until the tomatoes have cooked through. Serve immediately.

Notes

  • Greek oregano is very different from British oregano, so I use a mixture of oregano and thyme. If you have Greek oregano, use that instead. 
  • It's quicker and easier to use pitted olives. Keep any leftover olives in the freezer for next time.
  • Try using capers instead of olives. Rinse them first, as they can be very salty.
  • For a kick of heat, add some chilli flakes or slices of fresh chillies to the tinned tomatoes.
  • Serve with pasta for a topping with a difference.
  • Make in individual ramekins to serve as an attractive appetizer or side dish.
Nutritional Information
  • This recipe is 8 Weight Watchers Smart Points per portion
• Please note that the nutrition information provided below is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
• Unless stated otherwise cup conversions have been made with an online tool. For accuracy please check with your favoured conversion tool. We recommend buying inexpensive digital kitchen scales.
Calories: 380kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 1321mg | Potassium: 474mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 895IU | Vitamin C: 22.4mg | Calcium: 549mg | Iron: 2.7mg
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: Greek