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Ouzo-Marinated Greek Cheese

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“Ouzo-Marinated Greek Cheese”
READY IN:
4hrs 49mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut cheese lengthwise into four 1/2-inch thick pieces.
  2. Arrange in single layer in shallow dish.
  3. Mix ouzo, olive oil, parsley, thyme and pepper in small bowl.
  4. Pour over cheese.
  5. Marinate at least 4 hours and up to 8 hours, turning once.
  6. Preheat broiler.
  7. Remove cheese from marinade; transfer to 4 small broiler proof gratin dishes.
  8. Drizzle 2 teaspoons marinade over each piece of cheese.
  9. Broil until cheese is soft and just begins to melt, about 4 minutes.
  10. Serve with bread.
  11. Notes: This starter is an easy version of the fried cheese dish, saganaki, which is traditionally paired with a glass of ouzo.
  12. Serve with freshly grilled pita bread.

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