Mini Mozzarella Pearls Marinating in Herbs & Chili

Makes 1 pound of marinated mini mozzarella balls


3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons lemon zest
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
1/2-1 teaspoon red chili flakes
1 pound fresh mini mozzarella balls
1 tablespoon fresh basil leaves, chopped fine
1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
1 tablespoon fresh parsley leaves, chopped fine
1 tablespoon fresh marjoram leaves, chopped fine


In a large bowl whisk together the oil zest and spices. Add in the mozzarella balls and herbs and mix well. Allow to marinate for up to an hour, minimum of 30 minutes.