Onion Cheese Ball


Classifications: Dips, Dressings,Sauces &

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 8oz pkg fat-free cream cheese, softened

8 slices fat-free sharp cheddar cheese(3/4oz each), cut into thin strips

1 small onion, diced

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

1 teaspoon garlic powder

Dash hot pepper sauce

1/2 cup fully cooked low-fat ham, minced

Fresh vegetables or reduced-fat crackers

Instructions: In a mixing bowl, beat the cheeses. Add onion, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder and hot pepper sauce; mix well. Shape into a ball and roll in ham. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve with vegetables or crackers. Yield: 1-1/2 cups.



Background: Note: NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS: One 2-tablespoon serving (calculated without crackers or vegetables) equals 24 calories, 198 mg sodium, 2 mg cholesterol, 2 gm carbohydrate, 4 gm protein, trace fat. DIABETIC EXCHANGES: 1/2 lean meat.

Serves: 1

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