Marinated Herb Cheese Appetizer

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Rebecka Evans

By
@athomewrebecka

Marinated herb cheese appetizer, is simple yet elegant. The stunning presentation is backed by the luscious flavors of simple blocks of sharp cheddar, and cream cheeses, doused with summer fresh herbs then combined with loads of fresh garlic, and a mixture of balsamic and cider vinegars. The combination of creamy cheeses and tart-herb infused goodness, transforms the simple, into sublime.
A little prep work is in order when making the dish but is well worth the chorus of o’s and ah’s from your guests. A few borage or other edible flowers can be used to add further visual appeal and taste.

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Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
24 Hr
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

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  • 8 oz
    sharp cheddar cheese
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1 tsp
    sugar
  • 6 oz
    jar pimentos (red peppers)
  • 4 clove
    garlic
  • 4 Tbsp
    italian flat leaf parsley
  • 1 bunch
    green onions (both green and white parts)
  • 3 Tbsp
    fresh chopped basil
  • 2 tsp
    fresh chopped oregano
  • 1/2 c
    good quality balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 c
    apple cider vinegar
  • 3/4 c
    good quality olive oil
  • 1 pinch
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pkg
    crackers
  • 1
    loaf french bread
  • 1 bunch
    edible flowers

How to Make Marinated Herb Cheese Appetizer

Step-by-Step

  1. Cut cheeses into 1/4 inch squares then in half again
    Arrange slices on their ends, alternating one piece cheddar then one piece cream cheese. Make sure cheese is very cold before slicing or it may be necessary to spread the cream cheese over the cheddar with a knife.
  2. Mince garlic and dice pimentos (red peppers), finely chop fresh herbs.
    Combine herbs, and peppers in a small bowl, add all remaining ingredients, blend well to combine
    Salt and pepper to taste
  3. Pour marinade over arranged cheese, cover and refrigerate overnight.
    There will be a lot of liquid at first but it will absorb into the cheese during the marinating process.
    Serve with crackers and french bread slices

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About Marinated Herb Cheese Appetizer

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Carb




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