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Cherry Tomato Marinated Feta and Basil Skewers

Serves: 4 / Preparation time: Overnight / Cooking time: No cooking required


  1. Cut the feta into 40 even squares and place in a bowl. Pour over the olive oil; add the lemon zest, oregano and cracked black pepper. Leaveto marinate for at least 2 hours or preferably overnight.
  2. To assemble, take a skewer and place a cherry tomato first, follow with a cube of the feta.You could prepare the skewers to this stage in advance, just keep refrigerated.
  3. Finish each one with a basil leaf. Skewer one tip of the leaf then the other tip so it looks like a little sail. Repeat until you have forty skewers.
  4. This recipe has one or more red traffic light.It’s fine to eat occasionally or as a treat.

You will need:

  • 350g/12oz feta (enough to make 40 squares)
  • 120ml/4fl oz extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 unwaxed lemon, zest only
  • 2 tsp freshly chopped oregano
  • 1 tsp cracked black pepper
  • 40 cherry tomatoes
  • large bunch of basil
  • 40 long skewers

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