Marinated Cheese Balls

Enjoy these delicious herb-lime juice marinated cheese balls – delightful appetizers served with crackers.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 4 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1/2
cup olive oil
3
tablespoons fresh lemon juice
4 1/2
teaspoons finely chopped fresh rosemary leaves
4 1/2
teaspoons finely chopped fresh oregano leaves
4 1/2
teaspoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf (Italian) parsley
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2
teaspoon tricolored peppercorns, coarsely crushed
2
containers (8 oz each) bocconcini (small fresh mozzarella cheese balls), drained
Round buttery crackers, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 1-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag, place oil, lemon juice, herbs, salt, pepper flakes and peppercorns. Seal bag; shake to blend.
  • 2 Add cheese balls. Seal bag; turn to coat. Refrigerate at least 4 hours to marinate, turning occasionally. Serve with crackers.
  • 1 In 1-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag, place oil, lemon juice, herbs, salt, pepper flakes and peppercorns. Seal bag; shake to blend.
  • 2 Add cheese balls. Seal bag; turn to coat. Refrigerate at least 4 hours to marinate, turning occasionally. Serve with crackers.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

The longer the cheese marinates, the more flavor it will have. Marinate overnight if time allows or up to 2 days.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
211
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
21%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
),
Sodium
201mg
201%;
Total Carbohydrate
1g
1%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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