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Mexican Cheese Ball

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 12

This Mexican Cheese Ball is great for holiday get-togethers and can easily be made ahead of time! MORE + LESS -

Christy Denney
August 15, 2016

Ingredients

2
(8-oz) packages cream cheese, softened
1
cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
1
(4-oz) can of Old El Paso™ diced green chiles, drained
1
(1-oz) package Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
1/4
cup sliced green onions (about 2 green onions)
1
teaspoon lime juice
1
cup crushed tortilla chips (about 3 cups whole)
Tortillas chips and sliced red and green bell pepper for serving

Steps

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  • 1
    In a food processor, add the cream cheese, shredded cheese, diced green chilies, taco seasoning, green onions, and lime juice. Pulse well until ingredients are completely combined.
  • 2
    Line a bowl with plastic wrap. Spoon the mixture on top of the plastic wrap and wrap completely forming a ball.
  • 3
    Chill in the fridge (or the freezer for faster chilling) for at least an hour until ball is firm.
  • 4
    In a food processor, crush chips until fine.
  • 5
    Unroll ball from plastic wrap and roll in the crushed chips. Cut slices with a knife and serve with chips and bell peppers.

Expert Tips

This can be made ahead of time and stored in the fridge or freezer.

For an extra holiday flair, add about 1/4 cup of cilantro to the chips and pulse it together until fine.

Nutrition Information

No nutrition information available for this recipe

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