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Greek Salad with Popcorn Cheese

Easy, Moderate, Complex

Yields : 4 servings
Note : You can replace the kefalotyri cheese with a sharp cheddar cheese.

* If you don’t have a deep fryer, heat 2 tablespoons (30 ml) of oil in a pan at medium-high heat.  Carefully place cheese in pan and lightly fry on both sides until golden, about 1 minute.
*Cheese must be served immediately or it will harden again within a couple minutes.



  1. Heat the oil in a deep fryer to 375˚F (190˚ C).
  2. Mix all the vegetables in a large bowl with the dill, olive oil, red wine vinegar, lemon juice.
  3. Deep fry the cheese at 375 ˚F (190 ˚C)* for 2 minutes approximately. 
  4. Toss salad and garnish with fried cheese on top.