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Quick Marinated Feta With Orange Zest, Mint and Peppers

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“Here is a cheese plate kicked up Armenian style. Love the combo of feta and mint together! Makes a great addition to a Middle Eastern brunch with plates of felafel, hummus,tomato/cucumber salad, and pita bread. A more typical Middle Eastern version of this marinade would actually use dried mint, and you can feel free to do that if you like. The flavor is quite different than fresh, but equally interesting. I wonder how this would taste with tofu? Direct from Blanche's Feast in the Middle East.”
READY IN:
20mins
YIELD:
1 cup
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, stir together the olive oil, garlic, pepper flakes, orange zest and mint.
  2. Put the feta on a plate in one large piece and pour the marinade over it.
  3. Serve at cool room temperature with the toasted pita.

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