Saganaki Flambe

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by Debi9400

Delicious appetizer from Greek With Gusto! It's way too easy to eat too much of this

Top Review by evelynathens

Had to make this today and my husband wants to shout his thanks (I don't often flambe saganaki - just fry it up and serve). Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 slices graviera (1/2 inches thick slices) or 4 slices gruyere (1/2 inches thick slices) or 4 slices provolone cheese (1/2 inches thick slices)
  • 14 cup flour
  • 1 -2 tablespoon butter
  • 1 lemon, cut into 4 wedges
  • 1 ounce brandy, warmed


  1. Dust the cheese lightly with flour.
  2. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Add butter and when melted, fry the cheese until golden brown on both sides.
  3. Remove skillet from stove, pour jigger of warmed brandy over the cheese and light with a long matchstick.
  4. Serve immediately, when flame subsides, with lemon wedges.

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