Feta Cheese Balls Recipe

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Feta Cheese Balls Recipe
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Feta Cheese Balls Recipe

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Dill and garlic go well with the tang of feta in this cheese ball...in fact, I think it tastes like a million bucks. It's super easy to do and since the recipe makes two, it's ideal for gatherings.—Kelly Yeager, Hahnville, Louisiana
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MAKES:
20 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:
20 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup 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
  • 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 two balls. Wrap in plastic; refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve with bagel chips. Yield: 2 cheese balls (1-1/4 cups each).
Originally published as Feta Cheese Balls in Appetizers for Every Occasion 2012 2012, p103

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons (calculated without chips): 114 calories, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 122mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.

  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup 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
  • Bagel chips
  1. 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.
  2. Shape cheese mixture into two balls. Wrap in plastic; refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve with bagel chips. Yield: 2 cheese balls (1-1/4 cups each).
Originally published as Feta Cheese Balls in Appetizers for Every Occasion 2012 2012, p103

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Kwtripp User ID: 1039753 196869
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2013

"Made this recipe for Thanksgiving - it was the hit and has been requested for Christmas Eve. It is easy and favorful. Didnt roll into a cheese ball and was still good."

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