Wait! Before you lob feta on a salad as an afterthought, have you thought about other ways you can use it to make your meals sing? Feta adds salty creaminess to dishes, and pairs well with refreshing watermelon or as a counterbalance to acidic tomatoes. Add it to fritters or pancakes, use it as a seasoning on pasta or risotto, bake it whole and serve with oregano and honey, or fry it until golden for something a little more indulgent. Here are our favourite feta recipes to inspire you.
Herby bulgur wheat, roasted aubergines, sharp feta cheese and pops of sweet pomegranate seeds, this is a great make-ahead lunch to take to work.
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Make a spiced tomato sauce using fresh tomatoes here, then toss through orzo pasta and top with creamy feta. Simple and incredibly satisfying.
Make feta the star of the show in this Greek Salad recipe. Cut it into large chunks, then dust with flour and fry until golden for a delightful twist.
A bit of a twist on vegetarian meatballs or falafel, these little bites of carrot, feta and spice are great picnic fodder. With a lime yoghurt for dipping, they make a perfect mouthful.
This might seem like an usual pairing, but trust us when we say there's nothing more refreshing that watermelon paired with pops of tomato and salty feta. Scattered with almond and za'atar, this is a simple summer salad.