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marinated mozzarella

Marinated Mozzarella

  • Author: Sharilyn
  • Total Time: 90 minutes
  • Diet: Vegetarian


Fresh mozzarella cheese marinated in a few fresh herbs, olive oil, roasted tomatoes and garlic. Perfect as an appetizer or added ingredient.



1 ball of mozzarella cheese (8oz), sliced

1 tablespoon fresh basil, sliced

2 tablespoons sun-dried tomatoes, chopped

2-3 garlic cloves, grated

1 sprig fresh oregano, chopped

1/2 sprig fresh rosemary

1 small handful thyme, chopped

1/2 cup cherry tomatoes

4 tablespoons olive oil

assortment of crackers


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Spread tomatoes on a baking sheet; pour two tablespoons of olive oil on top coating all sides. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roast tomatoes for 10 minutes, toss halfway through. Remove from oven, place into a bowl with remaining olive oil and grated garlic; cool completely
  3. Chop all herbs and grate garlic
  4. Combine cooled tomatoes with garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, and herbs in a bowl. Mix to combine
  5. Slice mozzarella cheese and place tomato mixture on top. Marinate in an airtight container for one hour. Serve with crackers.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Marinated, Roasted
  • Cuisine: American, Italian


  • Serving Size: 1 ball of mozzarella
  • Calories: 168
  • Sugar: 1.1 g
  • Sodium: 211.5 mg
  • Fat: 14.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 9.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.1 mg

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