Cheese Ball with Spices and Herbs
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This ricotta cheese ball with spices and herbs goes great served on brunches or parties as an appetizer, along with some crunchy crackers, toasts or chips.
Serves: 10-12 servings
  • 400g ricotta cheese
  • 200g feta cheese
  • 5 Tbsps dill, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • salt, to taste, if needed
  • 4 Tbsps chopped parsley + 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • ]spices: turmeric, sweet paprika, caraway seeds, poppy seeds, oregano, sesame seeds etc.
  1. Put ricotta cheese in a large bowl. Add feta cheese, which was previously mashed with a fork.
  2. Using a hand mixer, or just your hands, blend the cheeses together.
  3. Add chopped onion and dill. Salt also, if needed. Taste to see if it is salty enough.
  4. Make a ball shape and put it on the platter on which you will serve it.
  5. In a small bowl, mix chopped parsley with 1 Tbsp of olive oil.
  6. Coat one side of the cheese ball with this mixture, just like in the photos.
  7. Coat the cheese ball with other spices.
  8. Serve it with crackers, salty biscuits or toasts.
Recipe by Gourmandelle | Vegetarian Blog at