Feta-Olive-Fresh Herb Cheese Ball

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Feta-Olive-Fresh Herb Cheese BallRecipe

Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller

You can also shape the cheese mixture into a Yule log.

Makes 10 servings


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1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons butter, softened
1 teaspoon lemon zest
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
Dash of hot sauce (such as Tabasco)
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
1/4 cup green olives, pitted and finely chopped
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
2 tablespoons green onions, finely chopped
Cucumber slices


Hands-on: 30 Minutes
Total: 45 Minutes

1. Beat cream cheese and next 6 ingredients at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric stand mixer 2 to 3 minutes or until well combined.

4. Stir together crumbled feta cheese, chopped green olives, and cream cheese mixture until combined. Chill 5 minutes. Meanwhile, stir together chopped parsley and green onions. Shape into a ball, and roll in parsley mixture to coat. Serve with cucumber slices.

Created date

November 2015