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Walnut Cheese Ball

  • Yield: 2 - 4 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins

Ingredients

3cups shredded old white Cheddar cheese
1/2cup butter softened
1clove garlic, minced
1teaspoon dijon mustard
1/2teaspoon onion powder
1/2teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
2tablespoons fresh chives, finely chopped
1tablespoon port or sherry (optional)
1/2 - 3/4cup toasted California Walnut pieces

Instructions

  1. In food processor, combine all ingredients except walnuts. Pulse until mixture is smooth. Remove to medium bowl; cover and chill until slightly firm. Shape into 5-inch ball or roll into 7 X 2-inch log.
  2. Roll in toasted walnuts to coat evenly. Wrap in plastic wrap; chill until firm. Allow to warm at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving. May be kept in refrigerator for up to 5 days. 

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 650
  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Fat 60g
  • Saturated Fat 33g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 7g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 16g
  • Cholesterol 150mg
  • Sodium 770mg
  • Potassium 190mg
  • Carbohydrate 4g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 25g
  • Trans Fat 1g
  • Vitamin A 35%
  • Vitamin C 2%
  • Calcium 60%
  • Iron 6%
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