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Saganaki (Fried Cheese Appetizer)

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Saganaki (Fried Cheese Appetizer)

Deliciously Soft and Saganaki (Fried Cheese Appetizer)
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Breakfast
Servings 4
Calories 350 kcal


  • 1/2 pound Kefalograviera cheese or other hard, salty cheese(such as Graviera or Kasseri)
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges


  • Cut the cheese into slices that are about 1/4 inch thick.
  • Dredge the cheese slices in the flour, shaking off any excess.
  • Heat the olive oil and butter in a large, heavy-bottomed skillet over medium heat.
  • When the oil is hot, add the cheese slices to the pan in a single layer. Cook for about 2 minutes on each side,until the cheese is golden brown and crispy.
  • Serve the saganaki hot, with lemon wedges on the side.


fat 38g protein 26g calories 350kcal carbs 29g


Calories: 350kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 26gFat: 38g
Keyword Healthy, Saganaki
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