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Dirt Balls

 Dirt Balls
20 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 5 green onions, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon dill weed
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • Black sesame seeds
  • Bagel chips

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and oil until smooth. Stir in the
  • feta cheese, onions, garlic, dill, oregano and pepper. Cover and
  • refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • Shape cheese mixture into three balls and roll in sesame seeds. Wrap
  • in plastic wrap; refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve with bagel
  • chips. Yield: 3 cheese balls (3/4 cup each).
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer