Traditionally, Greek kasseri cheese is made with either sheep's or goat's milk. Its sharp, salty flavor and meltability make it a natural for this easy appetizer.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
bake:
8 mins
total:
28 mins
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cut cheese into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Layer cheese in the bottom of a shallow 1-quart quiche dish or a 9-inch pie plate, overlapping if necessary. Toss together the olives, oregano, garlic, and red pepper. Sprinkle over the cheese.

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  • Bake in a 450 degree F oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until cheese just begins to melt. Serve immediately on bread, apples, or crackers; rewarm cheese as needed. Makes 12 servings.

Tips

Prepare cheese and top with olive mixture. Cover and chill up to 4 hours.

Nutrition Facts

141 calories; fat 12g; cholesterol 30mg; saturated fat 7g; carbohydrates 1g; protein 7g; sodium 350mg; calcium 141.4mg.
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