Pantry ingredients turn ordinary Monterey Jack into a deli-style party snack that tastes even better when you make it ahead. You can prep it three days in advance.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
stand:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 20 mins
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place cheese cubes in a resealable plastic bag. In a screw-top jar, combine oil, lemon zest and lemon juice, garlic, peppercorns and crushed fennel. Cover and shake well. Pour mixture over cheese. Seal bag or cover jar. Turn to coat. Refrigerate, covered, up to 3 days, turning occasionally.

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  • To serve, let cheese stand at room temperature for 1 hour before serving. Transfer cheese with marinade to a serving bowl. Makes 12 to 16 servings.

Nutrition Facts

224 calories; fat 20g; cholesterol 34mg; saturated fat 8g; carbohydrates 1g; mono fat 10g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 0g; sugars 0g; protein 10g; vitamin a 291.5IU; vitamin c 3mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 0mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 8.1mcg; vitamin b12 0.3mcg; sodium 203mg; potassium 44mg; calcium 292.8mg; iron 0.4mg.
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