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Marinated Bocconcini Antipasti


These tiny bites of fresh a Bocconcini cheese make a fancy appetisers !


“To get the full benefits of milk, according to the health studies , adults should consume three servings of dairy – milk, cheese, or yogurt – each day. A serving size is 1 cup of milk or yogurt, and 2-ounces of cheese.”






Ingredients

  • 200 g bocconcini cheese, bite-size

  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1/3 cup wine vinegar

  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh parsley( optional)

  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh basil

  • 1tsp chilli flakes

  • 3 garlic cloves, minced

  • 4 teaspoons dried oregano

  • 1 red chilli ( I usually keep in vinegar , this can be optional )

  • salt & pepper to taste

Method :-

  • Dry the bocconcini well . I squeeze out the whey water , to keep my marinate undiluted you can lay them on a kitchen towel & blot out excess whey ( the liquid they come in )

  • Finely chop the parsley & basil , 🌶 vinegar chilli , this makes it mild in flavour .

  • put all ingredients except the bocconcini in a screw top jar & shake it well to mix oil,wine vinegar ,garlic , flakes & all

  • marinate the bocconcini balls ( can cut them in halves to make them bite size ) , refrigerated for a minimum of 4

  • hours , for flavour to marry !

  • serve as an appetiser / antipast



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