Feta, Sweet Peppers, Tomatoes and Onions Baked in Foil

Greek Feta, roasted sweet peppers, onions, garlic and cherry tomatoes with roasted chilli pepper to add a little heat. I've made something similar before see here but I like this more as I like both the heat the chilli gives and the roasted pepper.


All baked together in foil parcels. Such a lovely and easy dish to make. It can also prepared ahead of time and baked in the foil when you're ready. Serve in the foil parcels - the smell is amazing and it's a doddle to make too! Nothing more is needed than a chunk of crusty bread to mop up the juices.


You will need to serve 2:
2 sweet pointed peppers and 1 green chilli pepper of medium heat (both of which need to be roasted, skin removed and deseeded) more on than in a bit.

2 large sheets of kitchen foil
Good Greek Extra virgin olive oil for drizzling
1 block of Greek feta cheese - cut in half and each half into 3 pieces
1 medium red onion - sliced really thinly so it gets cooked
2 garlic cloves - finely chopped
a handful of cherry tomatoes - halved
salt and black pepper to season
A nice glass of red wine to be drunk whilst preparing, and another for when you're eating of course.A chunk of fresh crusty bread for mopping.
Preheat your oven to about 200C/400F/Gas 6

Sip the wine - then rub the sweet peppers and the chilli all over with a little olive oil. **Be sure to prick them a few times with a sharp knife - or they will explode in the oven and you'll end up cleaning all day.
The idea is to roast them until they start to blacken which gives them a lovely flavour and makes removing their skins really easy.

Now put them on a baking sheet and roast for about - I don't know say 15 to 20 minutes tuning half way through. You'll find the chilli pepper is done first so you will have to remove it from the oven.
I find they don't blacken all over as much as I'd like so I take to using my cooks blowtorch to them which does the trick. Now place them into a plastic bag and leave to sweat for a few minutes.

You will find once removed from the plastic bag that the skin peels off really easily. Don't fuss if there are little bits of blackened skin remaining - they all add to the taste - seriously.
Remove the skins and the seeds from both the sweet peppers and the chilli pepper.

Cut the sweet pepper into strips and chop the chilli pepper as small as you can - just so that someone doesn't get a huge lump of chilli pepper that's all.

Ready for the oven:


Have another sip of wine and get yourself two large sheets of kitchen foil and bring the sides up a little. Drizzle a little olive oil and start to layer the ingredients.
You can start with onion, then a slab of feta and garlic - add a strip of sweet pepper and a little chilli pepper.
Add a couple of the tomato halves and season with a little black pepper. You really don't want much salt so save the salt till the end.

Drizzle again with a teeny bit more olive oil and repeat until you've used everything up. Now you can season with a little salt and more black pepper.

Pull the foil up round in each four corners to form a loose parcel. Place each parcel on a baking sheet and put in the oven for about 15 to 20 minutes.

Put each foil parcel on it's own plate and serve immediately with nice crusty bread and the wine.

11 comments

  1. Wow - what a great way of doing this!

    I've just made baked field mushrooms with feta, sun dried tomato, olives and lemon thyme - it's all those feta recipes which turn up here.

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  2. I'll have to remember this one. It looks amazing and I can just about imagine the aroma when you open the foil.

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  3. Jan, that looks amazing.
    It's proof that you don't need fancy ingredients to create a delicious meal with Wow factor! I suggest if you were doing a dinner party it would be lovely done in little parchment paper parcels, that your guests could tear open at the table.

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  4. Wow... This looks so yummy!

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  5. Jan! This looks so good! Ever since you mentioned it on fb, I have been looking forward to seeing it in living color!!!a

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  6. Baked feta and tomatoes are so good and I like the peppers in this one.

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  7. I just love the marriage of flavours here Jan:D

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  8. Just go ahead right now and pass me some crusty French bread! This looks fantastic.

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  9. Oh yes...YUM-world...great minds do think alike!

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  10. That looks really lovely, tasty and delicious.

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Thanks for taking the time to comment - much appreciated.
Cheers
Jan

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