Marinated Feta Cheese with Lemon and Fresh Herbs

Serves 8

Spoon this elegant snack onto crackers or toast and serve alongside fresh veggies or a salad for a light lunch. Use any leftover olive oil from the jar to make fragrant salad dressings or marinades.

Ingredients: 
  • 1/2 pound feta cheese, drained, patted dry and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme or rosemary
  • 2 wide strips lemon zest, (removed with a vegetable peeler)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon whole peppercorns
  • Olive oil
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Method: 

Put feta cheese into a glass pint jar. Gently tuck thyme, zest, bay leaf and peppercorns into jar then cover contents with olive oil. Seal tightly and chill for at least 2 days or up to 1 week. Bring to room temperature before serving.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:200 calories (180 from fat), 20g total fat, 6g saturated fat, 25mg cholesterol, 320mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0g dietary fiber, 1g sugar), 4g protein
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