French onion and gruyere cheese ball

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

1 h 15 min

Serves

10

French onion and gruyere cheese ball

Photo, ERik Putz.


Ingredients

  • 250-g pkg cream cheese , softened
  • 1 cup shredded gruyère
  • 4 tsp dehydrated onion flakes
  • 1 tbsp prepared caramelized onion
  • 2 tsp flaxseeds
  • 1/4 tsp minced garlic

Coating

  • 1/2 cup roasted pecans , finely chopped

Instructions

  • BEAT cream cheese in a bowl with a wooden spoon, until smooth. Stir in gruyère, onion flakes, caramelized onion, flaxseeds, sesame seeds and garlic. Form into a ball and wrap in plastic wrap, twisting top. Refrigerate until firm, about hour.
  • UNWRAP cheese ball and coat with pecans.

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 173,
  • Protein
  • 5 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4 g,
  • Fat
  • 16 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 118 mg.