Ham and Cheese Ball

To vary the flavor, use another reduced-fat cheese and a spicy mustard.


2 cups (serving size: 1 tablespoon)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 35
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 2.6 g
Satfat 1.5 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 2.5 g
Carbohydrate 0.6 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 112 mg
Calcium 41 mg


1 (8-ounce) block 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese
3/4 cup finely chopped lean cooked ham
2 tablespoons finely chopped green onions
2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
1 teaspoon country-style Dijon mustard
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley


1. Beat cream cheese and yogurt in a large bowl with a mixer at medium speed until smooth. Stir in Cheddar cheese, ham, onions, horseradish, and mustard. Cover and chill at least 1 hour.

2. Shape cheese mixture into a ball, and sprinkle with parsley. Press parsley gently into cheese ball. Wrap cheese ball in heavy-duty plastic wrap, and chill. Serve with sliced vegetables or whole wheat crackers (vegetables and crackers not included in analysis).

carbo rating: 1

The Complete Step-by-Step Low Carb Cookbook,

Oxmoor House

January 2005
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