Marinated Feta Cheese

This marinated cheese made using tomatoes is a flavorful Mediterranean condiment. Relish it with appetizers or at dinner.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 24 hr 20 min
  • Servings 16

2
packages (8 oz each) feta cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1
jar (8.5 oz) julienne-cut sun-dried tomatoes in oil and herbs, undrained
3/4
cup olive oil
1/4
cup white wine vinegar
1/4
cup capers, drained
1
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
4
sprigs (4 inches) fresh thyme
4
strips (3 inches) lemon peel

  • 1 In medium bowl, mix cheese, tomatoes, oil, vinegar, capers and pepper flakes until blended. Divide mixture evenly among 4 (half-pint) jars with tight-fitting lids. Add 1 sprig thyme and 1 strip lemon peel to each jar.
  • 2 Cover; refrigerate at least 24 hours before serving. Serve at room temperature. Store in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Serve these flavorful cheese cubes with crostini or assorted crackers or over salad, pizza or pasta.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
232
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
23%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Sodium
450mg
450%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.