Baked Thyme and Lemon Feta in Filo
Recipe Type: Dessert
Cuisine: Greek
Serves: 2 servings
Greek flavors in a different kind of dessert using feta cheese paired with honey. The lemon gives a delicious hint of refreshing citrus touch.
  • 7 ounces feta cheese, sliced in two
  • 2 lemons, zest only
  • Fresh thyme
  • 4 filo pastry sheets
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Honey, preferably the dark kind
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C (395 degrees F).
  2. Lay 2 filo sheets on your working table then place one slice of feta at the end of the filo (closer to you).
  3. Sprinkle with the zest of half lemon and some thyme (leave some for garnishing).
  4. Roll the feta and tuck in the sides. You should have a little parcel. Do the same with the other feta.
  5. Place the parcels on a baking pan lined with parchment paper. Brush them with the extra virgin olive oil.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes or until they turn golden brown.
  7. When they are cooked, drizzle with the honey and sprinkle with the remaining lemon zest and thyme and sesame seeds. Serve immediately.
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