RECIPES

Grilled Juustoleipa and Vegetable Antipasto Platter

Juustoleipa, with origins in Finland and Sweden, means "bread cheese." The cheese softens and "squeaks" when heated but holds its shape. Enjoy this dish as an entrée or side.

Grilled Juustoleipa and Vegetable Antipasto Platter
Active Time
20
Servings
4-6

Ingredients

Balsamic Vinaigrette:

Antipasto:

Cheese

Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Bread Cheese (Juustoleipa) can be used in this recipe.

Instructions

Balsamic Vinaigrette:

  1. Combine balsamic vinegar and honey in a small bowl. Gradually whisk in olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.

Antipasto:

  1. Grease grill grate. Heat grill to medium. Toss the zucchini, yellow summer squash, red bell pepper and asparagus with olive oil in a large, sealed plastic bag until coated. Transfer vegetables to lightly greased grill grid; place on grill grate. Grill vegetables, covered, over medium heat for 8-12 minutes or until crisp-tender, turning occasionally. Remove from grill; keep warm.
  2. Grill juustoleipa, covered, for 5-10 minutes on each side or until slightly crispy on the outside and warmed through. Slice into 1/2-inch strips. Arrange on serving platter with vegetables; drizzle with reserved vinaigrette. Serve immediately.

Recipe Tip

  • To make this a low-carb recipe, omit the honey. Total carbs 6 g.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

This award-winning cheese is buttery and baked in special ovens giving it a toasty, caramelized crust.  It's great served warm or cold.