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Marinated Feta Cubes

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Servings: 12

The tangy, salty flavor of feta cheese is a perfect match for cocktails. Buy jars of precut feta cubes packed in olive oil with herbs and garlic. Mini marinated mozzarella balls are also readily available and can be served alongside, or in place of, the feta cubes.


  • 2 jars (each 10 1/2 oz.) marinated feta cheese cubes
  • Extra-virgin olive oil for drizzling


Drain the feta cubes in a colander. Transfer the feta to a plate or shallow serving bowl. Drizzle the feta cubes with olive oil. Place a toothpick in each cube, or fill a shot glass with toothpicks and place it in the center of the bowl with the feta cubes arranged around it. Include an empty bowl alongside, so that guests can discard the used toothpicks; place a toothpick in the bowl to indicate its use. Serves 12.

Adapted from Williams-Sonoma Entertaining with the Seasons (Free Press, 2010).