Peppered Herb Cheese Ball
ACTIVE: 25 minutes TOTAL: 4 hours 25 minutes
This goat cheese ball is an easy fix for last-minute entertaining. Roll the cheese in snipped
herbs and cracked pepper for a treat with zing.
3 tablespoons snipped fresh chives, divided
3 tablespoons snipped fresh basil, divided
2 tablespoons snipped fresh parsley
1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
4 ounces goat cheese
1/4–1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
1 clove garlic, minced
Assorted crackers, for serving
1. Combine 1 tablespoon chives, 1 tablespoon basil and parsley in a shallow dish; set aside.
Beat cream cheese and goat cheese in a medium bowl with an electric mixer on medium
speed until smooth. Beat in the remaining 2 tablespoons chives, remaining 2 tablespoons
basil, pepper and garlic. Form into a ball.
2. Roll the cheese ball in the herb mixture. Wrap and chill for 4 to 24 hours before serving.
SERVES 12: ABOUT 2 TABLESPOONS EACH
Calories 92, Fat 9g (sat 6g), Cholesterol 25mg, Carbs 1g, Total sugars 0g (added 0g),
Protein 3g, Fiber 0g, Sodium 91mg, Potassium 353mg.