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.
43,4964.1/5 for 19 ratings
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Last modified on: August 2nd 2015

For 200 g, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 100 g 200 g 400 g 600 g

How long does it take?

Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
13 min.1 min.14 min.

Keeping:

Several months.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 1 min.
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.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
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Drain the herbs...

Stage 3 - 1 min.
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...and dry them.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
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Prepare the feta


Dry 200 g feta throroughly with absorbant paper.

Stage 5 - 4 min.
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Dice the feta to whatever size you prefer (I make them about the same size as a sugar cube).

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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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.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
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Bottle


Put half the herbs and peppercorns into the bottom of the jar. Pour a little olive oil on top.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
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Add the diced feta, then the rest of the herbs.

Stage 9
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Top up with oil...

Stage 10 - 1 min.
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...until the cheese is completely covered.

Stage 11
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Put 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
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,322 Kcal or 9,722 Kj34 gr2 gr242 gr
116 %13 %<1 %37 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
592 Kcal or 2,479 Kj9 gr1 gr62 gr
30 %3 %<1 %9 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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This recipe uses (among others)
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Bacon and cabbage omelette, Spinach brik parcels, Beetroot salad with cashew nuts, Curried mussels with cabbage, Filet mignon with mustard and tarragon sauce, ... All
FetaFeta: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Tzatziki, Souda salad, Cretan-style salmon , Cretan Bread, Moussaka, ... All
PeppercornsPeppercorns: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Red mixed pickle, Preserved lemons, Salmon marinated like herring, Herb olive oil, ... All
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