Pineapple Cheese Ball

recipe

Yield:

2 1/4 cups (serving size: 1 tablespoon)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 17
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 0.8 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 1.6 g
Carbohydrate 0.9 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 49 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg

Ingredients

3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded fat-free sharp Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
2 teaspoons grated onion
1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice, well drained
1/2 (8-ounce) package 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
1/2 (8-ounce) package fat-free cream cheese, softened
2/3 cup chopped fresh parsley

Preparation

Combine first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl. Cover and chill 30 minutes.

Shape cheese mixture into a ball; roll in chopped parsley, coating thoroughly. Cover and chill at least 3 hours.

Serve with Melba toast rounds or low-fat crackers (rounds and crackers not included in analysis).

Tip: We tested this cheese ball using only fat-free cream cheese, but found that a combination of fat-free and reduced-fat cream cheese produced a creamier dip.

Note:

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