Recipe courtesy of Cheryl Smith

Marinated Mozzarella

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 15 min
  • Prep: 1 hr 15 min
  • Yield: Serves 6-8
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1 1/2lb fresh mozzarella, sliced

4 cloves of garlic, sliced thin

1 teaspoon red pepper flakes, crushed

1 teaspoon fresh oregano, chopped


Black pepper

Extra virgin olive oil


  1. In a shallow dish, fan mozzarella. Scatter sliced garlic around on mozzarella. Do the same with the red pepper flakes and the oregano. Sprinkle salt to taste and ground pepper over and around to taste. Drizzle olive oil over mozzarella. Let dish rest for one hour at room temperature for best flavor.