Baked Kasseri Cheese Spread

READY IN: 15mins
lazyme
Recipe by alligirl

Delicious sounding! How can you go wrong with cheese and olives?! Kasseri is a greek cheese made from either sheep's or goat's milk; it has a sharp, salty flavor and a cheddar-like texture. Taken from BH&Gardens Holiday Appetizers 1999 and posted for ZWT.

Top Review by lazyme

I was so excited to find Kasseri cheese in my small town grocery yesterday. Couldn't wait to make this. It was as good as I thought it would be. I used a Greek olive mix that I found in the deli section and so just started chopping away. I made a small ramekin for just me and spread this on some roasted garlic french bread. Did I say yummy?! Thanks for sharing alli. Made for ZWT9.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees; cut cheese into 1/2-inch-thick slices.
  2. Layer cheese in the bottom of a shallow 1-quart quiche dish or a 9-inch pie plate, overlapping if necessary.
  3. Toss together the olives, oregano, garlic, and red pepper.
  4. Sprinkle over the cheese.
  5. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until cheese just begins to melt.
  6. Serve immediately on bread, apples, or crackers; rewarm cheese as needed.

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