5 from 2 votes
French-Style Marinated Cheese
Servings: 1 jar
Ingredients
  • 6 ounces Jarlsberg Original Lite or Hickory Smoked Cheese
  • 2 ounces black or green olives
  • 1 small leek bulb only (or small shallot)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano or tarragon or equivalent dried
  • 1 teaspoon green or black peppercorns
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme or equivalent dried
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 glass canning jar
Instructions
  1. Cube cheese and thinly slice olives and leek. Finely chop oregano and peppercorns, and finely mince thyme and garlic.
  2. To make marinade: Whisk vinegar with oil, oregano, peppercorns, thyme and garlic. Layer cheese, olives and leeks inside jar. Cover with marinade and seal tightly.
  3. Place jar in refrigerator to marinate 1 day. For best results, use within 3 days.