Thursday, November 27, 2008

Baked Cherry Tomatoes and Feta

Baked Cherry Tomatoes and Feta - (Mezes me ntomatakia kai feta)

Try this nice Greek recipe...!

* 1 tbspn minced garlic
* 2/3 cup olive oil
* 2 lb cherry tomatoes
* 1 loaf focaccia bread (or French bread) heated
* 6 oz soft feta cheese
* 2/3 cup fresh basil cut chiffonade


Steep garlic in olive oil at least 1/2 hour. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Wash and stem tomatoes and cut them in half (put unwrapped bread into the oven). Put tomatoes in a shallow baking dish, pour olive oil and garlic over and toss lightly. Bake 10 minutes; sprinkle over chunks of cheese (cut into 1/2-inch pieces) and slivered basil. Stir gently. The Greek recipe is ready to serve with bread to mop up juices....enjoy it !

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