Marinated Feta Salad

Warm gooey cheese with zippy heat is always a hit when topping a crisp salad.

Recipe Details

Prep Time: 10min

Cook Time: 20min

Serves: 4


  • 1 piece feta cheese (about 8 oz/250 g)
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) honey
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) hot pepper flakes
  • 1 pkg (5 oz/142 g) spring mix salad greens
  • 1 cup (250 mL) halved grape tomatoes or chopped tomato
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sliced cucumber
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) red wine vinegar
  • Pinch each of salt and pepper


Step One:

Preheat oven to 350° F (180° C).

Step Two:

Place feta in a small baking dish.

Step Three:

In a small bowl, whisk together oil, honey, rosemary, and chili flakes; reserve half of the mixture. Pour over feta; cover and bake for 20 minutes or until softened and slightly puffed. Uncover and broil for 2 minutes or until light golden. Let cool slightly.

Step Four:

Spread salad greens onto serving platter and toss with tomatoes and cucumbers. Using spatula, place feta on top of greens. Whisk vinegar, salt, and pepper into reserved oil mixture and drizzle over salad.

Romaine Variation:

Substitute 1 large romaine heart, chopped for spring mix.

Nutritional info per serving (1/4th recipe):
280 calories, 10 g protein, 15 g carbohydrates, 21 g fat, 1 g fibre, 790 mg sodium, 343 mg calcium


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