Ham and Cheese Ball

Ham and Cheese Ball

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

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2005

  • Yield: 2 cups (serving size: 1 tablespoon)


  • 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

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 35
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 2.6g
  • Saturated fat: 1.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 2.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 0.6g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Iron: 0.1mg
  • Sodium: 112mg
  • Calcium: 41mg

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