Italian Cheese Ball

Total Time:
4 hr 20 min
Prep:
20 min
Inactive:
4 hr

Yield:
12 servings (makes 1 large cheese ball)
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • One 8-ounce package cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup grated provolone (about 2 ounces)
  • 1/4 cup pitted kalamata olives, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped roasted red peppers
  • 12 thin slices salami, diced (about 2 ounces)
  • One 6-ounce jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/3 cup toasted pine nuts
  • Crackers, for serving
  • Parsley, for serving
Directions
  • Mix the cream cheese, provolone, olives, roasted red peppers, salami, artichoke hearts and crushed red pepper flakes in a medium bowl until well combined. Chill until firm and the flavors have blended, at least 4 hours or up to overnight.

  • Shape the mixture into a ball and roll in the pine nuts. Serve with the crackers and garnish with the parsley.

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