Back to Marinated Mozzarella Cubes

Print Options

 
 
 Print
Marinated Mozzarella Cubes Recipe

Marinated Mozzarella Cubes Recipe

Being from America's Dairyland, I'm always on the lookout for new ways to serve cheese. I received this delicious recipe from a friend a few years ago and am happy to share it with others. —Arline Roggenbuck, Shawano, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound mozzarella cheese, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 jar (7 ounces) roasted red peppers, drained and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 6 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/4 cups olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • Bread or crackers

Directions

  • 1. In a quart jar with a tight-fitting lid, layer a third of the cheese, peppers, thyme and garlic. Repeat layers twice.
  • 2. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, rosemary, Italian seasoning and pepper flakes. Pour into jar; seal and turn upside down. Refrigerate overnight, turning several times. Serve with bread or crackers. Yield: 4 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without bread or crackers) equals 121 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 224 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 6 g protein.