Marinated Cheese with Olives and Herbs

Number of servings : Prep time: Cooking time: Type of meal : | Hors d’oeuvres | Hors d’oeuvres Special diet

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Type of meal : | Hors d’oeuvres | Hors d’oeuvres

Special diet :

Ingredients

500 ml (2 cups) extra-virgin olive oil
15 ml (1 tbsp) dried oregano
3 garlic cloves, chopped or smashed
5 ml (1 tsp) salt
15 ml (1 tbsp) coarsely ground pepper
15 ml (1 tbsp) capers
2 bay leaves
15 ml (1 tbsp) fennel seeds
250 g (8 oz) Goat cheese
160 g (1 cup) black olives, pitted and halved
80 g (½ cup) green olives, pitted and sliced
10 sun-dried tomatoes, in thin strips
20 marinated mushrooms, halved

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine the olive oil, oregano, garlic, salt, pepper, capers, bay leaves and fennel seeds.
  2. With your hands, mould cheese into little balls.
  3. Layer the cheese balls in the jar, alternating with the tomatoes, olives and mushrooms.
  4. Pour the seasoned oil into the jar, making sure to cover all the ingredients, and seal.
  5. Refrigerate for 24-48 hours, checking to make sure that the ingredients remain completely covered in oil. Top up with more extra-virgin olive oil, if necessary.
  6. Serve at room temperature on a platter, accompanied by Italian deli meats and grilled vegetables.

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Imported on 2011-01-20 20:26:46 — Original ID:2319

Marinated Cheese with Olives and Herbs
Marinated Cheese with Olives and Herbs