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Marinated Cheese

Makes: 12 to 16 servings
Prep 20 mins Chill  up to 3 days Stand 1 hr
Marinated Cheese
Ingredients
  • 1  pound  Monterey Jack or provolone cheese, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 1/2  cup  extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons  finely shredded lemon peel
  • 1/4  cup  lemon juice
  • 3  cloves  garlic, sliced
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons  dried whole mixed peppercorns, cracked, or 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1  teaspoon  fennel, cumin, or mustard seeds, crushed
Directions

1. Place cheese cubes in a resealable plastic bag or in a jar. In a screw-top jar combine oil, lemon peel and lemon juice, garlic, peppercorns, and crushed seeds. Cover and shake well. Pour mixture over cheese. Seal bag or cover jar. Turn to coat. Refrigerate, covered, up to 3 days, turning occasionally.

To serve::

2. Let cheese stand at room temperature for 1 hour before serving. Transfer cheese with marinade to a serving bowl. Makes 12 to 16 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Marinated Cheese)
  • Servings Per Recipe 12,
  • cal. (kcal) 224,
  • Fat, total (g) 20,
  • chol. (mg) 34,
  • sat. fat (g) 8,
  • carb. (g) 1,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 10,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • pro. (g) 10,
  • vit. A (IU) 292,
  • vit. C (mg) 3,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 8,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 203,
  • Potassium (mg) 44,
  • calcium (mg) 293,
  • iron (mg) 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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