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Mexican Cheese Log

(2 Votes)
EDR Mexican Cheese Log
YIELDS
24 servings
SERVING SIZE
1 tablespoon
CHILL TIME
2 Hr

With the right combination of creamy and spicy, our Mexican Cheese Log can really help to get the party started!

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup shredded reduced fat Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped canned green chiles
  • 1 scallion, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 to 3 drops hot pepper sauce
  • 1/4 cup finely crushed baked tortilla chips
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin

What to Do

  1. In a blender or food processor, blend Cheddar and ricotta cheeses until just combined. Spoon mixture into a medium bowl; stir in chiles, scallion, garlic, and hot pepper seasoning.
  2. Shape cheese mixture into a 6-inch log; wrap in wax paper or plastic wrap and chill at least 2 hours.
  3. In a shallow dish, combine tortilla chips, chili powder, and cumin. Roll cheese log in mixture and place on serving platter. Serve or refrigerate until ready to serve.

Notes

Serve with reduced fat crackers or cut-up veggies.

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 24

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 24
  • Calories from Fat 14
  • Total Fat 1.5g 2 %
  • Saturated Fat 0.9g 4 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 2.0g 4 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 4.1mg 1 %
  • Sodium 46mg 2 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 1.0g 0 %
  • Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0 %
  • Sugars 0.0g 0 %

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My husband and I love this recipe.

To test kitchen: Please review nutritional data per serving. It appears calories, carbohydrates, etc. are for the whole recipe ( 10 in. log) and not for single serving of 1 TBS. Thank you in advance.

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