Serve this Mexican-spiced jalapeño cheese ball with tortilla chips or use it as a spread for your next burrito.

Breana Killeen
EatingWell Magazine, December 2020

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Recipe Summary

active:
10 mins
total:
1 hr 10 mins
Servings:
24
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Mix cream cheese, Cheddar, jalapeños, garlic, chili powder, lime zest, lime juice and salt in a medium bowl.

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  • Coat a large piece of plastic wrap with cooking spray. Scoop the cheese mixture onto it. Use the plastic wrap to help you form the mixture into a ball, then completely wrap in plastic. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour and up to 2 days.

  • Just before serving, place cilantro in a shallow dish. Roll the cheese ball in the cilantro, pressing to adhere.

Tips

To make ahead: Prepare through Step 2 and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Nutrition Facts

48 calories; fat 4g; cholesterol 8mg; sodium 121mg; carbohydrates 1g; protein 2g; saturated fat 3g; vitamin a iu 188IU.
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