A huge success! This cheese ball featuring the sharp flavors of Gorgonzola and white wine is very popular with my Italian family. You can substitute chopped parsley or mixed herbs for the paprika.
Original recipe makes 2 cups
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
2 ounces crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
1/4 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
2 tablespoons white wine
2 tablespoons paprika
1/2 cup chopped pistachio nuts
6 hrs 10 mins
- In a medium bowl, blend cream cheese, Gorgonzola cheese, sharp Cheddar cheese and white wine. Form the mixture into a ball shape.
- On a piece of wax paper, spread the paprika and pistachio nuts. Roll the cheese ball in paprika and pistachios to coat.
- Wrap coated cheese ball in wax paper. Chill in the refrigerator 6 hours, or overnight, before serving.
Calories: 95 kcal
Carbohydrates: 2 g
Cholesterol: 21 mg
Fat: 8.4 g
Fiber: 0.7 g
Protein: 3.2 g
Sodium: 105 mg