How to make a Spicy Cheese Ball

by superexhausted on February 8, 2016

How to Make a spicy cheese ball

How to make a Spicy Cheese Ball

I make these cheese ball pretty often it is a favorite among my friends.  Many have asked how I make this spicy  version of this cheese ball. I wanted to share how I make it you can coat it with many different outside.  Blue chips, Green Chips, Red or Orange Chips.

 

How to make a Spicy Cheese Ball

Ingredients
• 8 oz cream cheese, room temp
• 1 cups cheddar cheese
• 3 tbsp minced shallot (if you use onions watch strength)
• 3 tbsp salsa mild (My Favorite is Herndez salsa found in Spanish section or salsa in grocery store)
• 1 tsp ground cumin
• ¼tsp (or a sprinkle) smoked paprika (spicy kind)
• 1 cups tortilla chips, crumbled (or buy a snack size bag of Doritos )

Instructions
1. With a spatula in a med bowl combine cream cheese, cheddar, onion, salsa, cumin and paprika. Mix until creamy.
2. Scoop mixture onto plastic wrap and use wrap to form a ball and chill for at least 8 hours
3. When ready to serve, roll ball into the crushed nacho chips and place bell pepper stem on top.
4. Serve with crackers, chips, vegetables or pretzels!

Skip the Halloween theme and make with red or green tortilla chips for the holiday

This recipe was adapted from Family Fresh Meals. I adapted it to make a smaller ball with more spicy, more schallots original recipe for this was from Family Fresh Meal I made http://www.familyfreshmeals.com/2012/09/the-perfect-fall-cheese-ball.html

My son is doing a trapper which mean he is doing healthy cleaner and intensifying his training.   This week is chicken and fish all week. Pasta is a go again on Wednesday.  The winter swimming winds down this Friday with the final Championship meet.  So Friday dinner is doing to be rich and fulfilling.

Meal Planning:

Monday: Broccoli wild rice and fish Using my simple fish recipe

Tuesday: Chicken and Sweet Potato Soup GultenFree

Wednesday : Shrimp and veggies over rice noodles

Thursday: Baked Fried Chicken using raegunramblings recipe with roasted cauliflower

Friday: Ribs and Mac n Cheese

 

Have a great week

Linking Up with Organizing Junkie and Motivation Monday

 

 

 

 

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