Recipes and Cooking Marinated Cheese 3.9 (9) 1 Reviews Toss together a bit of garlic and lemon juice with peppercorns and Monterey Jack cheese for a simple and easy appetizer recipe. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on December 1, 2006 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: James Carriere Prep Time: 20 mins Stand Time: 60 mins Total Time: 80 mins Servings: 12 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 pound Monterey Jack or provolone cheese, cut into 3/4-inch cubes ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 ½ teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel ¼ cup lemon juice 3 cloves garlic, sliced 1 ½ teaspoon dried whole mixed peppercorns, cracked, or 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper 1 teaspoon fennel, cumin, or mustard seeds, crushed Directions 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: Let cheese stand at room temperature for 1 hour before serving. Transfer cheese with marinade to a serving bowl. Makes 12 to 16 servings. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 224 Calories 20g Fat 1g Carbs 10g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 12 Calories 224 % Daily Value * Total Fat 20g 26% Saturated Fat 8g 40% Cholesterol 34mg 11% Sodium 203mg 9% Total Carbohydrate 1g 0% Protein 10g Vitamin C 3mg 15% Calcium 292.8mg 23% Iron 0.4mg 2% Potassium 44mg 1% Folate, total 8.1mcg Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.