Tested till perfect Marinated Goat Cheese

Marinated Goat Cheese

Refrigerate this marinated cheese for at least one week for flavours to absorb. Serve with crackers, pita crisps or mini pita breads. Reserve the flavoured oil in the refrigerator to use as an ingredient in a favourite dressing. You can use goat cheese in savoury recipes that call for a soft cheese, such as cream cheese or ricotta. It's great in sauces or fondue.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: © CanadianLiving.com

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  • Portion size 8

Ingredients

  • 1 roll 1roll(8 oz/250 g) firm goat cheese
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspdried rosemary, crushed
  • 2 2bay leafbay leaves
  • 1 tsp 1tspwhole peppercorns
  • 1 cup 1cupextra virgin olive oil, (approx)
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Preparation

Cut cheese into 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick slices. Pack loosely in wide-mouth 2-cup (500 mL) glass jar or measure. Add rosemary, bay leaves and peppercorns; pour in enough of the oil to cover. Slide knife down side of jar to remove air bubbles, if necessary.

Refrigerate for at least 1 week or for up to 3 weeks; let come to room temperature to serve.

Additional information :

Tip: If you cannot find goat cheese in a roll, buy a block or wedge. Or you can use feta or mozzarella cheese instead. If using any of these alternatives, cut into cubes.

Nutritional Information Per slice: about

cal 266 pro 4g total fat 28g sat. fat 5g
carb 0 fibre 0g chol 18mg sodium 123mg

% RDI:

calcium 3 iron 1
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