How to Make Feta Cheese + Recipes for Sides, Desserts, and More

Last Updated January 11, 2018
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Making feta at home is easier than you think -- no prolonged brining or cheese caves required; just 2 days on your countertop. As if that weren't impressive enough, check out all the recipes you can make -- salads, sides, even desserts.

Simple Homestead Feta Cheese

how to make homemade feta cheese
"If you like flavorful cheese and don’t want to fuss with complicated recipes, this one’s for you."

Spiced Beet Soup with Feta

This is exactly what I want to be eating pretty much every cold fall day. It is thick and rich and just spiced enough to offset the sweetness of the beets. And of course, it's one of the prettiest...

Watermelon Feta Salad

This quick and easy side is fool proof. Perfect for a weeknight dinner, BBQ or dinner party. The salty cheese, zingy blackpepper and summery watermelon is a refreshing and flavorful ...

Mashed Potato, Kale and Feta Cheese Pancakes

Mashed Potato, Kale and Feta Cheese Latkes
See these pancakes? I actually try not to make them too often, because, like the old Lay's ad said: you can't eat just one. These pancakes are soft and creamy inside, fabulously crispy on the surface...

Roasted Carrots with Whipped Feta

roasted carrots with feta
To make this dish festive for fall, look for multi-colored carrots such as orange, yellow and purple to add some extra color to the dish.

Roasted Tomatoes and Feta

Inspired by co-publisher Katie Carpenter

Kale, Potato and Feta Frittata

Eating well doesn’t have to take hours. A Spanish-style frittata (a flat omelet that is cooked partially on the stove and finished in the oven) is a great way to quickly use up all of the fresh...

Tomato, Feta, Almond and Date Baklava

tomato baklava
Baklava is usually sweet, but I always like to think outside the box, and I find that once I do this, a whole new culinary world opens up before me. This recipe doesn’t break any rules, but it...
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