Spicy Marinated Mozzarella with Oregano and Capers

Spicy Marinated Mozzarella with Oregano and Capers


12 ounces fresh water-packed mozzarella cheese, drained, cut into 1/4-inch thick slices
6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
1 tablespoon minced fresh oregano
1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 tablespoons capers, chopped


Overlap cheese slices on medium platter.

Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in small skillet over medium heat.

Add garlic and crushed pepper and stir just until garlic begins to color, about 2 minutes.

Remove from heat; stir in oregano, salt, and pepper. Cool.

Stir in capers and remaining 4 tablespoons olive oil.

Spoon over cheese slices. Makes 6 appetizer servings.

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