Greek cheese ball with feta and oregano

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

1 h 10 min

Serves

10

Bringing back the cheese ball (it never should have gone out of style). Coated with crunchy walnuts and fresh parsley it's the perfect appetizer.


Ingredients

  • 250-g pkg cream cheese , softened
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta
  • 1/4 cup prepared hummus
  • 4 tsp chopped parsley
  • 2 tsp chopped oregano
  • 2 tsp finely diced sun-dried tomatoes , (in oil)
  • 1/4 tsp minced garlic

Coating

  • walnuts , finely chopped
  • finely chopped parsley

Instructions

  • BEAT cream cheese in a large bowl with a wooden spoon until smooth. Stir in feta, hummus, parsley, oregano, tomatoes and garlic. Form into a ball, then wrap in a large piece of plastic wrap, twisting top. Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.
  • UNWRAP ball. Roll in large plate of walnuts and parsley.

How to make a Greek cheese ball

Make-ahead: Refrigerate for up to 3 days. Let cheese ball stand for an hour at room temperature before serving.

Tip: Divide into 2 cheese balls and coat in nuts.