Marinated Cheese Balls

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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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