Marinated Grilling Cheese Bite-Size Greek Salad


Makes 28 appetizers


2 cloves garlic, minced

Juice and zest of 1 lemon

2 t fresh dill, finely minced

1 t Kosher salt

1/2 t fresh ground pepper

6 T olive oil

1 pkg. ROUGETTE® Bon•fire Marinated Grilling Cheese with Herbs

28 Kalamata olives

28 sliced rounds seedless miniature cucumbers

7 cherry tomatoes, quartered

1 small red onion, diced into small wedges

28 cocktail toothpicks


  1. Preheat grill to medium high heat.

  2. In a medium bowl, combine garlic, lemon juice and zest, dill, salt, pepper and olive oil and whisk until emulsified. Reserve vinaigrette for serving.

  3. Remove Marinated Grilling Cheese from packaging and set in grilling tin.

  4. Place grilling cheese tin on the grill, close lid and grill for 5 minutes.

  5. After five minutes, carefully remove grilling tin from grill, flip cheese and replace on grill. Continue cooking for 3-5 minutes more, until cheese is golden but still solid. Remove cheese from grill and allow to cool for 5 minutes.

  6. When cool enough to handle, dice cheese into cubes.

  7. Thread a cocktail toothpick with a Kalamata olive, a slice of cucumber, a tomato quarter, a cube of Marinated Grilling Cheese and an onion wedge. Repeat until all ingredients are used. Arrange toothpicks on serving platter with vinaigrette on the side for dipping and drizzling.

Don’t feel like grilling? Simply prepare the Marinated Grilling Cheese in an oven according to packaging instructions.