Marinated Queso Fresco

Product Used: Marinated Queso Fresco


Pasta Ingredients:

  • 1 package LALA® Queso Fresco
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary, stemmed and chopped
  • 4 sprigs fresh parsley, stemmed and chopped
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme, stemmed and chopped
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • ½ tsp chile flakes
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced paper thin
  • ¾ C extra virgin olive oil


Cut LALA® Queso Fresco in half horizontally into two rounds, then dice into 1” cubes. Place in a bowl and set aside.

In a small heatproof bowl, mix the chopped herbs, lemon zest, and chile flakes.

Put the olive oil and sliced garlic into a small pot. Heat over medium until the garlic starts to turn golden.

As soon as the garlic starts to color, immediately remove from the heat and pour over the herb mixture. Stir to combine. Let cool for 10 minutes.

Pour the herb oil over the LALA® Queso Fresco and stir to coat.

Let cool to room temperature, then store in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve.

Pair with your favorite crackers, nuts, meats and fruits.