Marinated Feta Cheese with Jalapeños Recipe

Marinated Feta Cheese with Jalape\u00f1os Recipe

Recipe adapted from David Lebovitz.

  • Yield:4
  • Active time: 10 minutes


  • 8 ounces feta cheese, broken into 2-inch chunks
  • 2 sprigs rosemary, halved
  • 6 to 8 sprigs thyme
  • 2 jalapeños, split lengthwise
  • 3 two-inch strips lemon peel
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Extra virgin olive oil, as needed (about 1 cup)


  1. 1.

    Add feta pieces to a clean pint jar, alternately stacking with rosemary, thyme, jalapeños, and lemon peel. Top with a few turns of freshly ground pepper. Pour oil into the jar until cheese is submerged. Let sit in refrigerator for a few days until ready to eat. Consume within 2 to 3 weeks.