Grilled Feta Nicoise Salad

Wisconsin Cheese Grilled Feta Nicoise Salad  Recipe
Active Time
50 Minutes


Lemon Vinaigrette:



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Feta can be used in this recipe.


Lemon Vinaigrette:

  1. Whisk the lemon juice, white wine vinegar, sugar and oregano in a bowl. Slowly whisk in olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.


  1. Pour 1/4 cup vinaigrette into a large sealable plastic bag. Add chicken; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour, turning occasionally.
  2. Grease grill grate. Heat grill to medium.
  3. Pour 1/4 cup vinaigrette into another large sealable plastic bag. Add vegetables; seal bag and toss to coat. Transfer vegetables to a lightly greased grill grid. Season with salt and pepper. Discard vinaigrette.
  4. Remove chicken from marinade; pat dry with paper towels. Discard marinade.
  5. Grill chicken and vegetables, covered, over medium heat for 10-12 minutes or until a thermometer inserted into meat reads 165°F and vegetables are crisp-tender, turning once. Remove from the grill. Tent chicken with aluminum foil. Let rest for 10 minutes. Keep vegetables warm.
  6. Brush feta with 2 tablespoons vinaigrette. Grill feta, covered, for 1-2 minutes on each side or until cheese begins to soften. Transfer feta and chicken to a cutting board. Cut feta in half. Thinly slice chicken.
  7. Arrange the chicken, feta and vegetables on a large serving platter. Add olives and capers. Drizzle with remaining vinaigrette. Garnish with oregano.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Odyssey® Feta is a tart, salty and fresh cheese. It’s available in several varieties, including traditional, Mediterranean herb, tomato and basil, peppercorn, reduced fat and fat free.

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