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Ham and Cheese Ball

Yield 2 cups (serving size: 1 tablespoon)
To vary the flavor, use another reduced-fat cheese and a spicy mustard.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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).

  3. carbo rating: 1

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