Marinated Mozzarella Pearls

Ciliegine Mozzarella Marinated in Garlic and Herb Olive Oil

Marinated Mozzarella

1 bulb Garlic
1 – 3 Tsp Olive Oil (for roasting garlic)
1 cup Olive Oil
1 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
1 tbsp thyme (dried)
1 tbsp oregano (dried)
1 tbsp rosemary (dried)
1 tsp red pepper flakes
Fresh Pepper (to taste)
Sea Salt (to taste)
1 lb. Ciliegine Mozzarella


  1. Roast Garlic – remove the outer papery layers, cut ¼ inch of the top of the bulb, pour olive oil over exposed area, and wrap in aluminum foil. Bake at 400 degrees for 35 minutes or until soft.
  2. When garlic has cooled squeeze cloves into a liquid measuring cup and mash with a fork
  3. Add Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar and mix well
  4. Stir in herbs (thyme, oregano, rosemary, red pepper, salt, and pepper)
  5. Drain Mozzarella and place in Tupperware container and top with oil mixture
    Store in refrigerator for 2 – 24 hours, occasionally shaking the container.
    Allow to get to room temperature before serving.

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