Healthy Feta Cheese Recipes

Find healthy, delicious feta cheese recipes from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Staff Picks

Chopped Power Salad with Chicken

Rating: 5 stars 3
Enjoy this filling and colorful salad for lunch or dinner. The dressing gets made in the same bowl that the salad is tossed in, so the greens absorb every bit of flavor.
By Carolyn Casner

Spinach, Feta & Rice Casserole

Rating: 4.5 stars 7
This one-pan recipe is the casserole version of spanakopita! It's hearty enough to enjoy as a vegetarian lunch or dinner, yet versatile enough to serve alongside just about any protein. To make it extra creamy, top each serving with a dollop of sour cream.
By Carolyn Casner

Baked Spinach & Feta Pasta

Rating: 4 stars 3
Feta softens in the oven before it's combined with spinach and pasta, with the pasta cooking right in the baking dish. Enjoy this one-pan pasta with feta dish on its own as a vegetarian main or serve with sautéed chicken breast for a boost of protein.
By Carolyn Casner

One-Pot Spinach, Chicken Sausage & Feta Pasta

Rating: 4 stars 21
A little bit of Sunday meal prep goes a long way in this one-dish pasta recipe. The pasta is cooked ahead of time and stored in the fridge to use for meals all week, but any leftover cooked pasta you have on hand will do. Chicken sausage with feta is especially good in this recipe.
Katie Webster
By Katie Webster

Shrimp and Cauliflower Bake

Rating: 5 stars 11
This quick and easy seafood casserole gets bright flavor from fresh dill and feta cheese.
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Chickpea & Quinoa Bowl with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 16
Quinoa and chickpeas pack this vegetarian grain bowl with plenty of plant-based protein. Whip up a batch of these flavorful grain bowls and pack them in lidded containers to stash in the fridge for easy, healthy grab-and-go lunches all week long.
By Carolyn Casner

Melting Cauliflower with Lemon, Feta & Oregano

Lemon zest and fresh oregano make this melt-in-your-mouth cauliflower recipe come alive. Low-sodium chicken broth cuts down on the salt, and feta makes it creamy. 
By Carolyn Casner

Muffin-Tin Omelets with Feta & Peppers

Rating: 4.5 stars 16
These Greek-inspired baked mini omelets are the perfect breakfasts on the go. Mix the batter the night before, and they'll be ready to bake in the morning. Once they're baked, you can keep these tasty omelet muffins in your fridge or freezer for future meals. Double score!

Spanakopita Stuffed Peppers

Rating: 5 stars 7
These stuffed bell peppers have a filling inspired by the Greek spinach pie, spanakopita, but you don't have to worry about working with phyllo, so they're great for an easy vegetarian dinner.
By Adam Dolge

Feta & Roasted Red Pepper Stuffed Chicken Breast

Rating: 5 stars 4
Feta cheese, roasted peppers, spinach and more flavors common to regions around the Mediterranean, inspired this quick and easy stuffed chicken breast recipe. Browning the chicken in a skillet before baking gives it a beautiful golden color, and finishing it in the oven ensures that this healthy baked chicken recipe cooks evenly throughout. 
By Sarah Epperson

One-Pot Shrimp with Tomatoes & Feta

Rating: 4.5 stars 3
Thanks to quick-cooking shrimp, this one-pot meal comes together in record time. Tomatoes add a burst of color and acidity, while chopped basil brings freshness. Serve over pasta or whole grains.
By Carolyn Casner

Bacon & Kale Sheet-Pan Eggs

Our trick for making a big batch of eggs? Get out your sheet pan. With this simple recipe, you can easily meal-prep breakfast for the week. Serve them as is or in a sandwich. A sprinkling of za'atar—a Middle Eastern spice blend that's a mix of thyme, sumac, salt, sesame seeds and sometimes other herbs—adds big, bold flavor to these frittata-like squares.
By Devon O'Brien
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Inspiration and Ideas

30 Healthy Salads with Feta
These salads use feta cheese, which adds a salty, tangy and creamy flavor that pairs well with fresh produce.
Chopped Salad with Chickpeas, Olives & Feta
Rating: 4.5 stars 7

This quick and easy chopped salad is inspired by the flavors of the Mediterranean, including chickpeas, cucumber and feta. A garlicky oil and vinegar dressing brings everything together.