Cretan Dakos is a popular appetizer in Greece. If it reminds you of the Italian Bruschetta is because they are very similar. Without a doubt Dakos is a very healthy choice when it comes to a quick small bite, as its toppings of fresh tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, and fresh herbs are medicine for your body and soul. Use this simple recipe for your next gathering of friends and hear them rave about it. Beware though these slices are addicting....
- 6 whole wheat rusks (or sliced toasted whole wheat bread)
- 12 tbsp extra virgin olive oil (2 tbsp for each toasted slice of bread or rusk)
- 3 large tomatoes (diced)
- 8oz of Feta cheese (crumbled)
- Freshly chopped parsley
- Kalamata olives (sliced)
- Small caperberries
- Dry Greek oregano (optional)
How to make it:
Sprinkle the rusks with some water and using a tablespoon pour extra virgin olive on top of each rusk.
Add the diced tomatoes and top with the crumbled Feta, Kalamata olives, caperberries and finally freshly chopped parsley. That's it! Ready to serve.