Marinated Mozzarella with Basil

Lynnda Cloutier


Such an easy and delicious recipe, perfect for summertime entertaining. Source: Unknown


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15 Min
No-Cook or Other


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    1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
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    1/4 cup olive oil
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    1 tsp. coarsely ground black pepper
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    1 to 2 tsp. balsamic vinegar
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    1 lb. bocconcini or fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 1 inch cubes
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    red and/or yellow grape or cherry tomatoes, halved, optional
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    flatbread or baguette slices, optional

How to Make Marinated Mozzarella with Basil


  1. Set aside several whole basil leaves for garnish. Using sharp knife, chop remaining basil leaves. In medium bowl, mix chopped basil, oil, pepper and vinegar. Add cheese to oil mixture, tossing gently til well coated. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour before serving or up to 5 days.
  2. Transfer cheese mixture to serving bow.. If desired, stir in tomatoes. Garnish with reserved whole basil leaves. If desired, serve with flatbread or baguette slices. Makes 14 servings.

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About Marinated Mozzarella with Basil

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Italian

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