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    Flaming Cheese (Greek Saganaki)

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    32 mins

    30 mins

    2 mins

    Deb Mattson's Note:

    Greek restaurants famous Flaming Cheese. The hard Greek cheese can be found in Greek or Middle Eastern grocery stores and gourmet food shops.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      1 Season both sides of cheese with salt and pepper. Place cheese in shallow dish and cover with brandy. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours.
    2. 2
      2 Season flour with salt and freshly ground pepper.
    3. 3
      3 Remove cheese from dish, reserve 1/4 c brandy. Dredge cheese in seasoned flour coating completely.
    4. 4
      4 In a large saute pan over medium heat, melt butter.
    5. 5
      5 Pan fry cheese 2 minutes per side. Add reserved brandy and carefully flame the brandy, shaking pan back and forth several times.
    6. 6
      6 Add lemon juice.
    7. 7
      7 Remove cheese from pan and serve with pita bread and olives.

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    Nutritional Facts for Flaming Cheese (Greek Saganaki)

    Serving Size: 1 (169 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 460.3
     
    Calories from Fat 76
    16%
    Total Fat 8.4 g
    13%
    Saturated Fat 4.0 g
    20%
    Cholesterol 15.2 mg
    5%
    Sodium 496.9 mg
    20%
    Total Carbohydrate 47.7 g
    15%
    Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
    10%
    Sugars 1.1 g
    4%
    Protein 7.4 g
    14%

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