Shrimp with Tomato and Feta Cheese - Garides Saganaki

Seafood in tomato sauce is a classic preparation in Greece. Topped with feta ,this dish is really something else! For the lovers of shrimp a must, as the sweetness is counterbalanced deliciously with the acidity of the feta! A recipe that is most tasty with one day of maturity on its back.

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75 ml extra virgin olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1 red pepper, cut in cubes
675 gr ripe tomatoes, deseeded, chopped
1 pinch of sugar
1/2 tsp dried oregano
450 gr large shrimps
3 sprigs fresh parsley chopped
75 gr feta cheese cut in cubes
salt and pepper


  • Heat the oil in a pan and sauté the onions for a few minutes on low temperature.
  • Add the pepper and continue to cook for 2-3 more minutes, stirring occasionally. 
  • Add the tomatoes, sugar, oregano, salt and pepper to the pan. Let boil on low temperature for about 15 minutes, stirring all along, until the sauce thickens. 
  • Add the shrimps and parsley to the sauce, and then empty all of it in a fireproof utensil.
  • Sprinkle with cheese and bake for almost 30 minutes, or until most liquid is evaporated.
  • Serve hot and accompany with a green salad.


A saganaki is a traditional two-handled skillet in which Greeks serve aromatic one-pot dishes, but you can use any ovenproof dish for this recipe
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