Grilled feta with banana chillies

Prep 0 h : 5 m
Cook 0 h : 10 m


  • 2 cloves garlic, unpeeled

    2 fresh yellow banana chillies

    400g feta

    55g mixed olives

    2 tsp lemon rind strips

    4 sprigs fresh oregano

    2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


  • Press garlic firmly with the flat side of a knife blade until flattened; leave skin on.

    Cook garlic and chillies on a heated oiled grill plate or grill or barbecue over medium heat for 3 mins each side or until charred lightly.

    Remove from heat.

    Cut the chillies in half lengthways.

    Cut a 30cm square of foil and baking paper.

    Place foil on a counter and top with paper.

    Pat feta dry with paper towel; place feta in the centre of the paper.

    Place grilled chilli on feta; top with olives, rind, oregano and garlic.

    Season with pepper and drizzle with oil.

    Bring the sides of the paper together and fold down to seal; twist the ends.

    Cook parcel on grill plate for 5 mins each side or until hot and softened.

    Place parcel on a plate and open carefully.

    Tip: Halloumi is a good substitute for feta.