4Ingredients
180Calories
30Minutes

Requiring just four simple ingredients, this recipe for pickled feta cheese is easy to make and makes a great topping for hot or cold salads, pasta, or pizza and it makes a great addition addition to wraps or tacos. Seasoned with fresh lemon zest and thyme leaves, the feta cheese cubes need at least two weeks to marinate in the infused olive oil before they are ready to serve. Store the pickled feta cheese in the refrigerator.

Ingredients

  • 200 grams feta cheese
  • 1 lemon peel
  • 10 thyme sprigs (lemon)
  • olive oil (homemade flavored, or olive oil, to taste)

Directions

  1. Cut the cheese in equal sized cubes, and put them in a dated, sterilized jar.
  2. Add lemon zest and fresh thyme leaves.
  3. Fill with olive oil, and close the bottle. Allow the cheese to marinate for at least two weeks.
  4. Store in the refrigerator.
  5. Use in salads, bruschetta, or a simple pasta
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NutritionView more

180Calories
Sodium23%DV560mg
Fat25%DV16g
Protein14%DV7g
Carbs1%DV3g
Fiber3%DV<1g

PER SERVING *

Calories180Calories from Fat140
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat16g25%
Saturated Fat8g40%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol45mg15%
Sodium560mg23%
Potassium60mg2%
Protein7g14%
Calories from Fat140
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate3g1%
Dietary Fiber<1g3%
Sugars2g4%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Virginia L. 3 Jul 2015
I use this pickled feta on pizza and pasta. I add chopped basil to either dish and the flavors compliment each other well. It can also be used as sort of relish to garnish beef or chicken.