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Marinated Cheese

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: marinated cheese
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 day
Total Time: 1 day 15 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 157kcal
Author: Jessica Formicola
Marinated Cheese is the perfect hostess or homemade holiday gift. Simple and tasty, it also makes an easy party appetizer!
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Ingredients

  • 8 ounces Jarlsberg cheese , cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme
  • 2 red pearl onions , halved
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon whole white peppercorns
  • olive oil
  • 1/2 cup black olives , for serving, optional

Instructions

  • Clean and dry a 12-16 ounce Mason jar. 
  • Using the side of a knife, smash each garlic clove. 
  • Place Jarlsberg cheese, rosemary, thyme, red pearl onions, garlic and white peppercorns into the mason jar. 
  • Fill to top with olive oil, leaving a little room at the top, but making sure all cheese is covered by oil to prevent spoiling. 
  • Marinate for a minimum of 24 hours, but up to 2 weeks. Do not refrigerate, keep at room temperture.  
  • If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Nutrition

Calories: 157kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 418mg | Potassium: 20mg | Vitamin A: 315IU | Vitamin C: 1.5mg | Calcium: 281mg | Iron: 0.1mg