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Greek Saganaki Appetizer Recipe

A twist on a favorite Greek appetizer, Saganaki!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 pieces
Author Dine & Dish


  • 1 4 ounce 1/4 inch thick slab Kasseri cheese
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Greek Seasoning
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 medium zucchini cut into 1/2 inch slices


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. While oil is heating, In a shallow bowl, blend the flour and Greek seasoning.
  3. Run Kasseri under water, then dredge in flour/seasoning blend, shaking to remove excess.
  4. Once oil is hot, carefully place Kasseri in pan, heating for 2 minutes on each side, or until a nice, light brown crust forms.
  5. Using a spatula or tongs, carefully remove the cheese from the pan and sat aside, covering to keep hot.
  6. Place the zucchini coins into the heated oil and sauté for 1-2 minutes on each side, or until tender.
  7. Remove from the pan.
  8. Cut the Saganaki (cheese) into bit size pieces and put 1 piece Saganaki onto the top of each cooked zucchini coin. Serve immediately, while still hot.