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Nov 1, 2011 06:03 PM

What to do with feta cheese? Help, please

Was in Costco today, and, impulsively, bought a 2 1/2 pound slab of feta cheese. I love it sprinkled over salad with olives, but really, how much am I going to use-up that way???
So, any easy, delicious ways to use it up before it goes bad? Can I freeze part of it?

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    1. One of my favorite pizzas is topped with kalamatas, artichoke hearts and feta.

      I used to make a spread for bread by mashing together feta, softened sun-dried tomatoes, minced garlic and minced kalamatas plus basil and oregano and then enough olive oil to fix the consistency to your liking. Pungent and yummy. This also works as a stuffing for cherry tomatoes.

      1. I'm guessing you bought the Presedential (?) brand that I buy a lot. It lasts forever so don't worry about having to use it up soon.
        I add feta to my hummus and salad dressing. Use it to stuff chicken or beef, make a "Greek" pasta with shrimp, oregano and feta.

        1. Thanks for these great suggestions. Keep them coming!!!
          And, yes, monavano, it is President brand. Good to know it lasts!!!

          2 Replies
          1. re: bxgirl

            In small quantities feta can be used in place of ques fresco/ blanco in Mexican dishes because they are both fresh cheeses.

            1. re: Kelli2006

              i really wouldn't describe feta as a "fresh cheese."
              what am i missing?

          2. You might consider this one from Epicurious..chicken with olives and feta...absolutely tasty...great with orzo...have made it a number of times: