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Really Cool Kid's Phyllo Pizza

For this recipe you will need:

  • 4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled (1 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 sheets phyllo dough
  • ¼ cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 3 large plum tomatoes (9 ounces), sliced
  • ½ cup very thinly sliced red onion
  • 24 cooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined

To prepare this recipe:

Heat oven to 375°F. Grease a 15-½ x 10-½ inch jellyroll pan or a small sheet pan.

Toss feta cheese with the oregano, oil and pepper in a small bowl until combined.

Arrange one sheet of the phyllo dough in a prepared pan and brush lightly with butter. Layer with the remaining phyllo, buttering each sheet. Arrange tomatoes on top, top with cooked shrimp and sprinkle with the feta mixture and then the onion. Bake for 20 minutes. Cut into 2-½ inch squares. Makes 24 squares, each topped with one shrimp.

Make-Ahead Tip: Assemble and bake the pizza. Cool; cover and store at room temperature for up to 6 hours.

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