Marinated feta

This is a lovely addition to salads, bruschetta or even as an indulgent flavouring in dips. Flavoured oils make the marinating job easy as well.

Prep: 10 minutes
Cooking: 0 minutes
Serves: 4


  • 200ml plain olive or rapeseed oil
  • 1 garlic clove, cut in half lengthways
  • 2-3 dried birds eye chillies
  • Zest and juice from 1 lemon
  • 3 sprigs of fresh rosemary and thyme
  • 4 dried birds eye chillies
  • 1 block of feta (200g)


In a bowl, combine the oil, lemon juice and zest, chillies, garlic and herbs
Cube the feta and place in a glass or plastic tub
Leave at room temperature for around 8 hours
Store in the fridge after that