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How to Make an Olive Cheese Ball
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Prep time 5mins
Serves or Makes: 1
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Recipe

ingredients

  • 1 3.8-ounce can Pearls California Black Ripe Olives, sliced `
  • 16 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/ 2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon onion powder
  • black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons roasted red peppers, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped
  • pita chips, or crackers for serving

Method

  • Step 1

    Add cream cheese, sour cream, garlic powder, onion powder, and pepper to a medium mixing bowl. Mix with an electric hand mixer or by hand until smooth.

  • Step 2

    Cover bowl and chill 1 hour to help firm it up.

  • Step 3

    Shape into a ball using a spatula or your hands (it helps to grease them). Cover with a plastic wrap and chill in the fridge until firm, about 2-3 hours.

  • Step 4

    Place the Pearls California Black Ripe Olives, peppers, and parsley in a large bowl. Remove plastic wrap from the cheese and roll the cheese in the coating, making sure all the cheese is covered, and press olives into cheese ball as needed.

  • Step 5

    Serve with pita chips or crackers and use a butter knife for spreading.