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Athena Sandwich

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time40 mins

Yields: 4 servings

Odyssey Brands Athena Sandwich

 1 cucumber, peeled and seeded
 2 cloves garlic, minced, divided
 2 cups Greek yogurt, preferably whole milk
 1 tbsp honey
 Pinch of cayenne pepper
 Salt and pepper
 2 cups kalamata olives, drained
 1 tsp capers, rinsed
 1 tsp flat-leaf (Italian) parsley leaves, rinsed and well dried
 1 anchovy fillet
 10 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, divided
 1 large eggplants
 4 pieces flatbread
 1 cup Wisconsin Feta cheese, crumbled
 12 heirloom or beefsteak tomatoes, sliced
 1 red onion, thinly sliced

Make tzatziki sauce: Grate cucumber on large holes of box grater; place in bowl. Add 1 clove minced garlic, Greek yogurt, honey, cayenne, and a pinch of salt. Mix well and refrigerate until serving time.


Make olive tapenade: Process olives, capers, parsley, remaining clove minced garlic, and anchovy fillet in food processor bowl with 4 tablespoons olive oil; process until smooth. Refrigerate until needed.


Slice eggplant(s) into 1/4- to 1/2-inch slices. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Heat outdoor grill or stovetop griddle and grill eggplant slices for about 2 minutes a side. Set aside. Keep grill or griddle hot.


Cut flatbread pieces in half and place about 1 tablespoon of olive tapenade on each of 4 halves. Top with 1 ounce Feta, some tomato slices, onion slices, eggplant slices, another ounce of Feta, and flatbread half. Drizzle sandwich tops with a little olive oil and place, oil-side down, on hot grill. Grill about 3 minutes, then drizzle with a little more olive oil and flip. Grill until flatbread browns and cheese is heated through. Serve with tzatziki sauce on the side.

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