Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
50 mins
Dakos consists in a slice of paximadi topped with tomato and feta or mizithra cheese sprinkled with a generous dose of extra virgin olive oil.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 people
Author: Vera Abitbol
  • 8 slices of paximadi (or country bread crackers)
  • 4 tomatoes , peeled, seeded and crushed
  • 8 tablespoons crumbled feta (or fresh crumbled Crete goat cheese mizithra)
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • Extra virgin olive oil (fruity)
  • Juice of a lemon
  • Black olives
  • Black pepper , freshly ground
  • Salt
  1. Wet each paximadi on all sides by passing them very quickly under cold tap water.
  2. Place in a dish with the crumb side on top.
  3. Sprinkle with a little lemon juice and a generous amount of olive oil.
  4. On each paximadi, place the tomato and season with salt.
  5. Place the crumbled feta (or crumbled mizithra) on top.
  6. Season with black pepper.
  7. Sprinkle with oregano and with olive oil again.
  8. Sprinkle with black olives.
  9. Wait 30 minutes before eating so that the bread is well soaked.