Olive Oil Marinated Cheese Curds


Olive Oil Marinated Cheese Curds

Natural white cheese curds infused with fresh herbs.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Appetizer, Snack
Servings 5



  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 large sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary - about 4 inches long
  • 1 small dried red chile, cut in three pieces


  • 5 oz. Bag Ellsworth Natural Cheese Curds


  • In a small saucepan, heat olive oil, thyme, rosemary and chile over medium heat until the oil is hot - about two minutes. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
  • Put cheese curds in a glass bowl. Pour the olive oil mixture over curds, cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  • Remove from refrigerator and allow to come to room temperature before serving. Note: Can marinate up to three days - the longer the better for more flavor!
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