Marinated Mozzarella

½ cup Kowalski's Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 tsp. Kowalski's Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice (from the Produce Department)
3 tbsp. minced fresh herbs, any combination (such as dill, chives and Italian parsley)
- kosher salt and freshly ground Kowalski's Black Peppercorns, to taste
- optional mix-ins: thinly sliced peeled fresh garlic cloves, crushed red pepper flakes and/or freshly grated lemon zest
1 lb. Kowalski's Fresh Hand-Pulled Mozzarella Cheese (from the Specialty Cheese Department), cut into ½" dice
  1. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk oil with juice.
  2. Stir in herbs; season with salt and pepper.
  3. Add optional ingredients to taste.
  4. Add cheese; toss to coat.
  5. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 4-24 hrs., turning occasionally.
  6. Let cheese stand at room temperature for at least 1 hr. before serving.
  7. Stir and pour onto a serving platter; serve immediately.


Tasty Tip:

  • Serve this flavorful cheese as a party snack or even try it on top of a grilled pizza!