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Scorched tomatoes and feta on sourdough

Australian Gourmet Traveller recipe for fast scorched tomatoes and feta on sourdough.

By Emma Knowles
  • Serves 4
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Scorched tomatoes and feta on sourdough


  • Finely grated rind and juice of 1 lemon
  • ½ tsp each dried mint and oregano
  • 400 gm mixed cherry tomatoes
  • 200 gm Greek feta, coarsely crumbled
  • 100 gm pitted Kalamata olives
  • For drizzling: extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar, or to taste
  • 8 thick slices sourdough bread
  • 1 garlic clove, halved
  • To serve: fresh oregano


  • 1
    Preheat oven to 200C. Combine lemon rind, dried herbs and 2 tsp sea salt in a small bowl, season to taste with freshly ground black pepper and set aside.
  • 2
    Spread tomatoes on a roasting tray lined with baking paper. Spread feta and olives on a separate tray lined with baking paper. Drizzle tomatoes, olives and feta with lemon juice and 2 tbsp oil, season to taste with lemon salt and roast until feta is browned (10-15 minutes) and tomatoes are scorched and tender (15-20 minutes). Drizzle with vinegar and set aside.
  • 3
    Preheat grill to high heat. Place bread on an oven tray, drizzle both sides with oil and season to taste. Grill, turning once, until toasted, then rub with cut-side of garlic. Top with tomatoes, olives and feta, scatter with oregano and serve with extra lemon salt.


This recipe is from the November 2012 issue of .

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