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Marinated Mozzarella & Parmesan

With its mild creamy flavour mozzerella is an ideal ingredient to soak up flavourings.  Good quality olive oil, capers, lemon and basil are all that is needed to make a delicious starter or plate for a buffet or pot luck.
Servings: 2
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins


  • 1 ball Mozzarella
  • 1 tbs good olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic - finely chopped
  • Juice & zest of half a lemon
  • 2 oz Parmesan
  • 1 tsp capers
  • few basil leaves


  • Simply slice the mozzarella into 1/4" / 0.5cm slices and arrange in a shallow bowl. 
  • Pour over the olive oil, lemon zest & juice and the finely chopped garlic.
  • Using a peeler cut the Parmesan into slivers and sprinkle with the capers over the mozzarella.
  • Allow to stand for a few hours. Sprinkle with torn basil leaves and serve with crusty bread.
• Please note that the nutrition information provided below is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
• Unless stated otherwise cup conversions have been made with an online tool. For accuracy please check with your favoured conversion tool. We recommend buying inexpensive digital kitchen scales.
Calories: 514kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 1190mg | Potassium: 111mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1040IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 906mg | Iron: 0.7mg
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Marinated Mozzarella, Mozzerella Salad