Cheese Marinade

Southern Living
Cheese Marinade Recipe
Give the marinade alone in decorative bottles or include the cheese, olives, and peppers for an appetizer-in-a-jar.
Makes about 3 cups


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1 1/2 cups olive oil
1 cup white balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup fresh thyme leaves
2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper


Whisk together all ingredients. Pour mixture into an airtight jar or decorative container. Store in refrigerator up to 1 week.

Marinated Cheese, Olives, and Peppers: Combine 1 1/2 pounds cubed firm cheeses (such as Cheddar, Gouda, Havarti, or Monterey Jack); 2 cups olives; and 1 (7-ounce) jar roasted red bell peppers, drained in a large zip-top plastic freezer bag or decorative airtight container. Pour Cheese Marinade over mixture, and chill for 1 hour or up to 2 days. Makes 6 to 8 appetizer servings. Prep: 15 min., Chill: 1 hr.

Created date

February 2005