French-Style Marinated Cheese
Servings: 1 jar
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
Cube cheese and thinly slice olives and leek. Finely chop oregano and peppercorns, and finely mince thyme and garlic.
Whisk vinegar To make marinade: with oil, oregano, peppercorns, thyme and garlic. Layer cheese, olives and leeks inside jar. Cover with marinade and seal tightly.
Place jar in refrigerator to marinate 1 day. For best results, use within 3 days.