Cheese Balls with Feta

Cheese Balls with Feta
  • 30 balls
  • 0:30 Preparation
  • 0:00 Cooking
  • 2:00 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 1/4 lb
    (115 g)

    canadian feta

  • 250 g

    canadian ricotta

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    chopped fresh chives

  • 1/2 tsp.
    (2 mL)

    freshly ground pepper

Preparation

To remove excess salt, soak Feta in water for 1 hour before preparing recipe.

Drain Feta well and crumble into a bowl. Stir in Ricotta, chives and pepper. To make cheese mixture stiffer, freeze for about 30 minutes.

Roll cheese mixture into marble-sized balls.

Rolls balls in various coatings, as you wish. Arrange on a serving platter and refrigerate until serving time.

Variations

Instead of chives, use chopped fresh basil or mint, or finely chopped shallots.

For a change of taste, try with Canadian Havarti instead of Feta.

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada

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