Mini Cheese Balls with Spices
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These mini cheese balls with spices and herbs are great served on brunches or parties as an appetizer, along with some crunchy crackers, toasts or chips.
Serves: 25-30 ricotta balls
  • about 400g ricotta cheese
  • 200g feta cheese
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • sea salt, to taste
  • 4 Tbsps chopped parsley + 1 Tbsp olive oil (optional – for green coating)
  • 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. Shape the little cheese balls.
  4. Coat the cheese balls with spices and herbs.
  5. Serve them with crackers, salty biscuits or toasts.
Recipe by Gourmandelle | Vegetarian Blog at