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Toss together a bit of garlic and lemon juice with peppercorns and Monterey Jack cheese for a simple and easy appetizer recipe.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: James Carriere

Recipe Summary test

prep:
20 mins
stand:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 20 mins
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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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.

Nutrition Facts

224 calories; fat 20g; cholesterol 34mg; saturated fat 8g; carbohydrates 1g; mono fat 10g; poly fat 1g; protein 10g; vitamin a 291.5IU; vitamin c 3mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; folate 8.1mcg; vitamin b12 0.3mcg; sodium 203mg; potassium 44mg; calcium 292.8mg; iron 0.4mg.
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