Recipe: Armenian Spiced Feta (Brinza)

Serves 4

Spiced feta is wonderful wrapped up in flatbread with fresh herbs. Feel free to improvise on this recipe with your favorite herbs and spices.


1/2 lb feta cheese
1 Tbsp white wine vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 tsp Hungarian paprika
1/2 tsp dried tarragon
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp dried cilantro
1/4 tsp sumac (optional garnish)
2-6 sprigs each of basil, oregano, mint, and chives


1. Spread fresh herbs down in a shallow serving dish. Slice feta into 4 slices. Arrange on top of herbs.

2. In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, oil, paprika, and dried herbs. Drizzle over feta. Let sit for at least an hour, or over night. Right before serving, sprinkle with ground sumac.

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