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Feta in olive oil with herbs

Feta in olive oil with herbs

This recipe tells you how to preserve cubes of feta with herbs. It will keep for a long time and improves with keeping.

Using this feta in a salad, such as Greek salad, adds an amazing flavour.

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Last modified on: August 2nd 2015

For 200 g, you will need:

Change for: 100 g 200 g 400 g 600 g

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
13 min.1 min.14 min.
Preservation: Several months.

Step by step recipe

1 Feta in olive oil with herbs : Photo of step #1

Blanch the herbs

Bring a saucepan of water to the boil. Plunge in all the herbs for 15 seconds.

Keep the water on the boil.
1 min.
2 Feta in olive oil with herbs : Photo of step #2Drain the herbs... 1 min.
3 Feta in olive oil with herbs : Photo of step #3...and dry them. 1 min.
4 Feta in olive oil with herbs : Photo of step #4

Prepare the feta


Dry 200 g feta throroughly with absorbant paper.
1 min.
5 Feta in olive oil with herbs : Photo of step #5Dice the feta to whatever size you prefer (I make them about the same size as a sugar cube). 4 min.
6 Feta in olive oil with herbs : Photo of step #6

Sterilize the jar



Pour a glassful of boiling water into the jar. Screw on the lid, wrap in a cloth for safety, and shake well to sterilize.

Throw the water away and dry the jar throughly.
2 min.
7 Feta in olive oil with herbs : Photo of step #7

Bottle


Put half the herbs and peppercorns into the bottom of the jar. Pour a little olive oil on top.
1 min.
8 Feta in olive oil with herbs : Photo of step #8Add the diced feta, then the rest of the herbs. 2 min.
9 Feta in olive oil with herbs : Photo of step #9Top up with oil...
10 Feta in olive oil with herbs : Photo of step #10...until the cheese is completely covered. 1 min.
11 Feta in olive oil with herbs : Photo of step #11Put the lid on the jar and leave at room temperature for at least three weeks before starting to use the feta in your recipes.

Remarks

You can adapt this recipe to suit your own taste and the herbs you have, even the cheese (goat's cheese works well, too).

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
232234 gr2 gr242 gr
116 %13 %<1 %37 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
5929 gr1 gr62 gr
30 %3 %<1 %9 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 200 g : 3.91 €

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Source: Home made.
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