Party Cheese Ball

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked Kasmati® Rice
  • 1 package (8oz, softened) cream cheese
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup pickle relish
  • salt 1/2 teaspoon
  • 2 drops red pepper sauce
  • 2 cups cooked ham or turkey, finely chopped
  • 2 hard boiled eggs, chopped
  • 1/4 cup green onions, sliced
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • chopped fresh parsley or mixed herbs (optional)
  • chopped toasted nuts (optional)

Preparation

  • Mix rice, cream cheese, Cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, lemon juice, pickle relish, salt and pepper sauce. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  • Divide mixture in half. Shape into balls or logs Wrap and refrigerate until firm.
  • Roll in chopped herbs and nuts, if desired.
  • Serve with crackers.