Marinated Fresh Goat Cheese

Marinating fresh goat cheese gives it more flavor and also extends its life. Serve this cheese as an appetizer with bread or salad.

Marinated Fresh Goat Cheese

Source: Martha Stewart Living, September 1995


  • Small fresh goat cheeses, approximately 2 ounces each
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Pink peppercorns
  • Fresh thyme
  • Dried hot chile peppers, (optional)


  1. Place cheeses in a jar; add oil to cover. Add peppercorns, thyme, and dried chile peppers to taste. Cover jar tightly, and refrigerate for up to 2 weeks. Drain before serving.

Cook's Notes

Save the drained oil for use in a salad dressing.


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