Warm Greek sandwiches


  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time10 mins
  • Makes8 open-face sandwiches
*PLUS Barbecuing Time: 4 minutes


  • 500 g feta

  • 1 long French baguette

  • 1/3 cup olive oil

  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced

  • 4 tomatoes, sliced

  • 24 fresh large basil leaves


  • Preheat barbecue and lightly oil grill. Thinly slice cheese. Slice baguette in half horizontally. Then slice each half into 4 pieces. Stir oil with garlic.

  • Lightly brush bread with oil mixture. Grill, cut-side down, until toasted, about 2 to 3 minutes. Turn bread and top with feta. Grill 2 to 3 minutes, until grill marks start to appear on baguette and feta begins to soften. Place on serving plates. Cover with tomato slices and basil leaves. Then drizzle with any remaining garlic-and-oil mixture and add a grinding of fresh pepper. Serve right away.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 367, Protein 12g, Carbohydrates 26g, Fat 24g.

This sandwich is a sensational use for feta. Add a glass of chilled white wine and you've got an impressive lunch for weekend guests.