Marinated Cheese

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


Marinated Cheese

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Servings: 12 to 16
Prep Time: 20 mins
Related Categories: Appetizers, Cheese Appetizers
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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:

1.
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 information
Per Serving: 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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