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Garlic and Herb Mozzarella Balls

Garlic & Herb Mozzarella Balls

Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Servings 6


  • 1 pound 2 8-ounce containers of ciliegine mozzarella, well drained
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 1/2 cup quality extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns
  • Salt


  • Mix everything together but the mozzarella balls, adding the salt in stages and testing for taste until right.
  • Then pour the oil marinade over the mozzarella balls.
  • Serve right away or refrigerate until ready to use.


You can serve this appetizer right away, but the flavor will be improved if allowed to sit in the refrigerator for a few hours before serving.