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    Baked Cheese Balls With Herbs and Sesame Seeds

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    35 mins

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    15 mins

    awalde's Note:

    Great appetizer!

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    pieces

    Units: US | Metric

    • 500 g fresh cheese (1 pound) or 500 g feta (1 pound)
    • 1 cup mixed aromatic herbs, finely chopped (for example mint, oregano, dill or you can also use just one herb)
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/2 cup potato, flakes (for puree)
    • salt, to taste (if using unsalted cheese)
    • pepper, to taste
    • 1 -3 tablespoon wine, if necessary (if your cheese is to dry)
    • sesame seeds, for topping

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mash cheese with a fork.
    2. 2
      Add all the other ingredients except sesame seeds.
    3. 3
      Combine well.
    4. 4
      Divide the mixture into 40 parts and shape into small balls.
    5. 5
      Coat with sesame seeds and place on oiled baking tin.
    6. 6
      Bake in moderate heat (180°C/350°F) for about 15 minutes until the sesame is slightly toasted.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 24, 2011

      55

      These were soooo good, and so easy to put together! I thought these would burn, but they didn't. For the herbs I used parsley and dill, and they were such a nice combination with the feta cheese. I will be enjoying these again in the future.

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    • on December 10, 2013

      45

      *Made for Australia/NZ Swap #82" Used parsley and dill -- dried, not fresh -- we were having a mini-blizzard ! May well have made a difference, but made the balls larger, and baked 5 minutes longer. Flavor was really good, but consistency a tad mushy. Very tasty with crackers -- and will do again according to recipe !! Thanks for posting, awalde.

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    • on July 15, 2013

      55

      Wow, these were terrific little jewels of flavor. I loved them, the texture and the flavor were perfect, I was sorry that I only made half the batch. For the herb mixture I used mint and oregano and I did use a little white wine. Thank you for sharing this recipe Awalde, I will definitely be making these again. I know my son is going to love them also.

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    Nutritional Facts for Baked Cheese Balls With Herbs and Sesame Seeds

    Serving Size: 1 (700 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 46.7
     
    Calories from Fat 29
    63%
    Total Fat 3.3 g
    5%
    Saturated Fat 2.0 g
    10%
    Cholesterol 17.3 mg
    5%
    Sodium 124.6 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 1.4 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.0 g
    0%
    Protein 2.8 g
    5%

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    herbs

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