Jul 23 # 1 of 3
To Die for Marinated Cheese Appetizer
SERVES 12 , 1 tray
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
7 ounces roasted red peppers, drained and diced
3 green onions, chopped
3 tablespoons fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped
3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
8 ounces colby-monterey jack cheese
8 ounces monterey jack pepper cheese
8-16 ounces cream cheese
Whisk together olive oil, vinegar, and lime juice until blended.
Stir in red peppers, green onions, parsley, cilantro, sugar, salt and pepper.
Set marinade aside.
Cut blocks of cheese in half lengthwise.
Cut into thin rectangular slices.
Arrange cheese slices alternately into a pie dish or other shallow dish, standing slices on end.
Pour marinade over slices and spread gently with fork until cheese is pretty much covered.
Cover and chill for 8 hours or overnight.
Peel back cellophane slightly and pour most of marinade out into sink.
Serve with crackers.
Posted By: chubbyalaskagriz
Jul 24 # 2 of 3
As you all know, I'm a cheese-tray/cheeseball FAN from WAY BACK. Gotta try janie's idea for marinating a few varieties, now!
Posted By: Cook Chatty Cathy
Jul 24 # 3 of 3
You know I'll bet these would be to "DIE FOR"!!!!
Thanks for the great recipe Janie!