You don’t have to be Greek to have a passionate opinion about feta. It’s tangy, versatile, and the next best thing to John Stamos.
These 15 feta recipe ideas might just inspire you to bring the savory cheese to your table more often. From breakfast sandwiches to tacos, there are so many things you can do with feta cheese.
Give your breakfast sandwich a sophisticated twist with an open-faced sandwich made with feta, mixed greens, poached eggs, and fruit combinations. It’s a delicious alternative to the classic sausage and egg combo.
Need a delish yet simple feta recipe that’s sure to impress? Try a spaghetti squash Greek salad. You’ll savor the flavor of a traditional Greek salad (think with feta cheese, Kalamata olives, and oregano) mixed with the versatile base of spaghetti squash. Serve with beef, lamb, or chicken if you want to amp up the filling factor.
Try the tangy elements in this spaghetti squash Greek salad.
Feta with melon? Oh, heck yes. If you haven’t tried the sweet and salty combination of feta cheese and watermelon, what are you waiting for? The combination makes for a summery salad, but it’s not the only melon that plays well with this cheese…
Try this delectable cucumber and melon salad with feta.
You can’t go wrong with a classic Greek salad, but sometimes you’re not in the mood for lettuce — or melons for that matter. Here’s a carrot concoction you can try instead. The spicy, herby, citrus salad has a Moroccan influence from harissa, a hot chili pepper paste. Feta works super well with all the lively flavors and textures in the mix.
Get the carrot, date, and feta salad recipe.
Grilled vegetables always make for a flavorful and smoky side, but they taste twice as good when you add feta into the mix.
Next time you fire up the grill, put this roasted summer squash with feta recipe on the menu.
You don’t always have to go south of the border for stellar tacos. For these shrimp tacos, we’re heading to the Mediterranean. With roasted red peppers, oregano, and feta cheese, this is the perfect recipe to add some variety to Taco Tuesday.
Get these feta shrimp tacos.
For flavorful feta recipes that’ll keep chicken breasts moist and nom-worthy, try stuffing the meat with creamy feta and fresh spinach. This simple recipe is perfect for family night and dinner parties alike.
Gorgeous gorgeous girls (and everyone else) may love soup, but chicken isn’t the only option. When the cold days of winter come around again, shake up your usual soup routine with this nutrient-dense spinach and feta soup. You’ll want seconds for slurping.
Get this creamy spinach and feta soup recipe.
Remember the days of Cheez Whiz in a jar? Up your cheese spread game with a yummy feta version. You’ll love the creamy spread made with feta, bell peppers, chile flakes, smoked paprika, and lemon juice. What to dip? Crisp veggies, sliced pita, your finger? You name it, it’s getting dipped.
Get our whipped feta pepper spread recipe.
A classic spanokopita, or spinach pie, is always a great way to highlight feta — and to get your greens.
This spinach pie recipe is flaky and delicious, sure to convert even the toughest of spinach skeptics. Cheese makes everything delish.
How to make crispy, golden falafel even better? Stuff it with feta cheese. It’s a match. This recipe literally takes falafel and shoves a bunch of feta inside, which will make gooey cheese lovers so happy.
Snag this feta-stuffed falafel recipe.
There are plenty of other things you can stuff with feta, including peppers. Use any color you like!
This stuffed bell peppers with feta and herbs recipe is a great grilled, vegetarian main course or an app for snacking.
Or try these stuffed red bell peppers with ground chicken and feta for a meatier take.
Need a summer pasta salad that tastes super fresh and is full of nutrients to fill you up?
Get this dill, chickpea, and feta pasta salad recipe, an ideal side for grilled chicken or shrimp.
For a totally different take on pasta + feta, try this creamy beet linguine with walnuts and feta recipe.
This dinner party-worthy combo takes only minutes to make. Sprinkle walnuts on top for added crunch.
Feta and honey are a classic combo, and they can be turned into super pretty baked desserts. But during the hotter months, something frosty is in order. Believe it or not, feta makes a surprisingly delicious ice cream ingredient, with honey or fruit. And neither one of these options requires an ice cream maker. Score.
It’s always betta with feta. The next time you’re at the market and see some block or crumbled feta, you know what to do. Make it the star of your next salad, dip, pasta dish, or even dessert.
You could even swap it in recipes calling for milder cheeses like crumbled goat cheese for a sharper bite. Opa!