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Cheese Ball Salad

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling


8-10 servings

You'll have a ball with this dish! To fix it, you top a standard salad with crafty little cheese nuggets you make yourself. Details Elaine Arnold of Chatham, Ontario, "I was bored with the ordinary salad I'd been serving for years, so I added the cheese balls. They sure spiced it up!"—Elaine Arnold, Chatham, Ontario


  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup minced chives or green onions
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 8 to 10 cups torn salad greens
  • 1 medium cucumber, sliced
  • 4 radishes, sliced
  • Italian salad dressing


  1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Chill for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Shape into 1/2-in. balls; roll into walnuts. Just before serving, combine the salad greens, cucumber and radishes in a large salad bowl. Add dressing; toss to coat. Top with cheese balls.

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