Hearty New Year’s snack cheese balls with garlic

Hearty New Year's snack cheese balls with garlic

Portions: 4 persons | Preparation time: 15 minutes

Spicy cheese balls in the form of colorful Christmas decorations are a favorite snack for guests. Prepared from ordinary ingredients that can be found in everyone’s fridge, this appetizer is great for a New Year’s Eve table. Simply mix the ingredients together and arrange in the form of Christmas decorations.

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Hearty New Year's snack cheese balls with garlic
Hearty New Year's snack cheese balls with garlic

Portions: 4 persons | Preparation: 15 minutes

Spicy cheese balls in the form of colorful Christmas decorations are a favorite snack for guests. Prepared from ordinary ingredients that can be found in everyone’s fridge, this appetizer is great for a New Year’s Eve table. Simply mix the ingredients together and arrange in the form of Christmas decorations.

Please review recipe:

Ø 5 out of 5 stars ( 3 votes )

Season: Christmas, New Year | Region: Eastern Europe, Europe | Preparation: Cold preparation | Menu: Snacks | Cuisine: Russian recipes

Ingredients

  • 150 g hard cheese
  • 1-2 cloves of garlic
  • 110 g olives, pitted, black
  • 100 g cream cheese
  • 2-3 tsp mayonnaise
  • ⅓ bunch of dill
  • 50 g walnuts
  • 2-3 tbsp paprika

Utensils

  • grater
  • knife
  • cutting board
  • bowl

Instructions

  1. Finely grate the hard cheese.
  2. Peel and chop the garlic.
  3. Cut half of the olives into thin rings.
  4. Mix the hard cheese, garlic, chopped olives, cream cheese and mayonnaise in a bowl.
  5. A few thin sprigs of dill for separate the decoration.
  6. Chop the herbs and walnuts into small pieces.
  7. Roll the cheese mixture into balls with wet hands.
  8. Divide into 3 portions and roll in dill, walnuts and paprika.
  9. Dill stalks into 2-3 cm long pieces cut.
  10. Press an olive into each ball, insert a sprig of dill through the hole in the olive, then serve.