Oregano Flavored Oaxaca Cheese

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Inactive: 1 hr
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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1/2 cup olive oil

1 tablespoon dried crumbled Mexican oregano

1 teaspoon chipotle powder

5 cloves garlic

One 10-ounce round disk Oaxaca cheese

2 bolillo rolls, sliced


  1. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the olive oil, oregano, chipotle powder and garlic until well combined. 
  2. Meanwhile, carve out about a 1-inch-deep hole in the center of the cheese to form a bowl. Place the cheese in a glass bowl and pour the olive oil mixture inside the cavity and all over the cheese, including the sides. Let stand for 1 hour at room temperature. Serve alongside sliced bolillo rolls.
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