Easy Keto Marinated Mozzarella CheeseThis simple recipe involves no cooking at all! Our Easy Keto Marinated Mozzarella Cheese makes a great snack or addition to your charcuterie platter.

It’s a great one to throw together to impress at your next game day party, family gathering or potluck. Or add it to your favorite salad, melt atop your keto pizza, or just eat it straight from the jar.

Be aware that the highest quality Olive Oils will solidify when chilled, you can combat this by using half Extra Virgin Olive Oil and half Light Olive Oil. Or just leave your marinated cheese out at room temperature for 30 minutes before digging in.

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The recipe is super adaptable, the flavor combinations for your marinade are almost endless. Why not try;

  • Rosemary, sage and garlic
  • Oregano, basil and lemon
  • Garlic and chili

We’ve made a few changes in calculating the nutritional information as a fair bit of the oil will be left in the jar once the cheese is demolished. You can use the remaining flavorsome oil in your favorite salad dressing or to saute your next steak.

The recipe makes 10 serves. The serving size will depend on what size bocconcini or mozzarella pearls you use. The cheese can be stored in the fridge for up to 2 weeks or when the cheese reaches the use by date – just ensure it is all submerged in the oil.

Easy Keto Marinated Mozzarella Cheese

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Ingredients for Making Your Easy Keto Marinated Mozzarella Cheese:

  • 14 ounces of Cherry Bocconcini or Mozzarella Pearls
  • 1 tablespoon of Fresh Thyme, roughly torn
  • 2 teaspoons of Whole Peppercorns
  • 1-2 large Red Chili’s, thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves of Garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon of Salt
  • ½-1 cup of Olive Oil

Instructions for Making Your Easy Keto Marinated Mozzarella Cheese:

  1. In a medium to large glass jar, add half the bocconcini and top with half of the thyme, peppercorns, chili and garlic.
  2. Add the salt and top with the remaining bocconcini, thyme, peppercorns, chili and garlic.
  3. Pour over the oil until all the ingredients are covered.
  4. Place the lid on the jar and give it a light shake to mix the ingredients.
  5. Store in the fridge for at least 2 hours to infuse, before enjoying.

Easy Keto Marinated Mozzarella Cheese

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Easy Keto Marinated Mozzarella Cheese
Easy Keto Marinated Mozzarella Cheese
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Easy Keto Marinated Mozzarella Cheese

This simple recipe involves no cooking at all! Our Easy Keto Marinated Mozzarella Cheese makes a great snack or addition to your charcuterie platter.
Course Snacks
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 10 serves
Calories 115 kcal
Author Gerri

Ingredients

  • 14 ounces cherry bocconcini or mozzarella pearls
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme roughly torn
  • 2 teaspoons Whole Peppercorns
  • 1-2 large red chili thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2-1 cup olive oil

Instructions

  1. In a medium to large glass jar, add half the bocconcini and top with half of the thyme, peppercorns, chili and garlic.
  2. Add the salt and top with the remaining bocconcini, thyme, peppercorns, chili and garlic.
  3. Pour over the oil until all the ingredients are covered.
  4. Place the lid on the jar and give it a light shake to mix the ingredients.
  5. Store in the fridge for at least 2 hours to infuse, before enjoying.

Nutrition

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Nutrition Facts
Easy Keto Marinated Mozzarella Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 115 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 14mg 5%
Sodium 261mg 11%
Potassium 19mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 0.7%
Vitamin C 1.9%
Calcium 15%
Iron 1.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.