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Marinated Cheese Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Renee Hughes
Added: Saturday, June 30, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c. olive oil
1/2 c. white wine vinegar
3 T. chopped fresh parsley
3 T. minced green onion
1 t. sugar
3/4 t. dried basil
1/2 t. salt
1/2 t. freshly ground pepper
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 (2-ounce) jar diced pimiento, drained
1 5 1/2-x2-x1-inch block sharp Cheddar cheese (8 ounces), chilled
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, chilled
Garnish: fresh parsley sprigs

Directions:
Directions:
Combine first 10 ingredients in a jar; cover tightly, and shake vigorously. Set marinade mixture aside.
Cut block of Cheddar cheese in half lenghwise. Cut crosswise into 1/4 inch thick slices; set aside. Repeat procedure with cream cheese. Arrange cheese slices alternately in a shallow dish, standing slices on edges. Pour marinade over cheese slices. Cover and marinate in refrigerator at least 8 hours. Transfer cheese slices to serving platter in the same rotating fashion, reserving marinade. Spoon marinade over cheese slices. Garnish if desired. Serve with assorted crackers.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12-16
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a favorite when served with Wheat Thins and a glass of wine.

 

 

 

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