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Dish of Baked Feta Cheese

Honey Za'atar Baked Feta Cheese

Honey Za'atar Baked Feta Cheese is a Greek-inspired appetizer. Once you try this recipe, it will quickly become your go-to appetizer for any gathering.
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: baked feta cheese, honey baked feta
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Laura Franco


  • 8- ounce block of fete cheese
  • 2 TBS extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 TBS honey
  • 1 teaspoon Za'atar spice
  • 1 Teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 15 pitted kalamata olives
  • 3 pepperoncini peppers
  • Lemon slices for serving.
  • Naan bread or pita bread for serving


  • Preheat oven to 400°
  • Lightly brush the inside of a baking dish with extra virgin olive oil.
  • Place the feta cheese in the baking dish along with the olives, pepperoncini peppers and fresh thyme.
  • Pour the 1 TBS extra virgin olive oil over the cheese.
  • Sprinlke with Za'atar.
  • Bake for 15 minutes and remove it from the oven.
  • Set oven to briol.
  • Drizzle the honey on top of the cheese and move the olive around a bit with a spoon.
  • Return it to the oven and briol for 5-7 minutes. Watch it carefully so it does not burn.
  • Serve this dish hot on naan bread or pita bread and drizzle it with lemon.