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Spinach Artichoke Cheese Ball
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Spinach Artichoke Cheese Ball

Cheese balls are always a real crowd pleaser wether you are serving them at a holiday gathering or for game day. Today I’m sharing an easy recipe for Spinach Artichoke Cheese Ball that was inspired by my favorite dip.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Chill3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 337kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. cream cheese softened
  • 5 pieces bacon cooked crisp and crumbled
  • 1 package 0.4 oz ranch seasoning dip mix
  • 2 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 cup artichoke hearts drain and chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped spinach defrosted and wrung dry
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper minced
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese shredded
  • 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese shredded

Topping:

  • 5 pieces bacon cooked crisp and crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley minced
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon red bell pepper minced

Instructions

  • In a bowl combine cream cheese, bacon, ranch seasoning dip mix, mayonnaise, artichoke hearts, spinach, parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese, and red bell pepper.
  • Place the mixture on a large piece of wax paper and then shape into a ball. Wrap well in wax paper and refrigerate for three hours or overnight
  • To make topping combine the bacon, parsley, red bell peppers and parmesan cheese in a small bowl then gently press into the outside of the cheese ball. Serve immediately or wrap well and then keep in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
  • Serving suggestions: serve with tortilla chips, crackers or bread

Nutrition

Calories: 337kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 639mg | Potassium: 139mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1195IU | Vitamin C: 14.5mg | Calcium: 233mg | Iron: 0.7mg