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Marinated mozzarella may be the easiest appetizer recipe ever. The cheese soaks up a simple but flavorful marinade, making this bite sized cheese appetizer completely crave-worthy.

Marinated Mozzarella Appetizer

Marinated mozzarella is an easy appetizer recipe. The cheese soaks up a simple but flavorful marinade, making this bite sized appetizer recipe crave-worthy.
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs
Course Easy Appetizer Recipes
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 334 kcal



  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 8 ounces ciliegini mozzarella bite size mozzarella balls


  • In a bowl whisk together olive oil, garlic, basil, oregano, kosher salt and crushed red pepper. Pour over mozzarella. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Remove at least 30 minutes before serving.
  • Store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.


Nutrition facts are estimations only.


Calories: 334kcalCarbohydrates: 0.9gProtein: 7.7gFat: 32.9gSaturated Fat: 7.4gCholesterol: 19mgSodium: 154mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 0.1g
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Keywords: appetizer, italian, mozzarella, olive oil, Recipe, snack