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2/06/2012

Marinated Feta and Olive Skewers

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I made these to go on an antipasto type of platter for a superbowl party.
2 tsp fennel seeds
2 tsp finely grated orange zest
4 tbs fresh orange juice
1 tsp cracked black peppercorns
4 oz feta block cut into 24 cubes
24 fresh mint leaves
12 pitted green olives, cut in half
1/4 large English cucumber cut in 1/2 inch chunks
24 toothpicks

In a medium bowl, combine the fennel seeds, orange zest and juice and pepper. Gently stir in the feta. Marinate for 1 hour at room temperature of up to 3 hours in the refrigerator.

To assemble the skewers, push a mint leave about 3/4 inch up the toothpick, then add a chunk of cucumber, and an olive half. Gently place a cube of the marinated feta on the end.


1 comment:

Mama said...

Oh yum! Yes please. I bet these would add an awesome kick to a salad or wrap. Thank you for sharing.

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