Irish Cheddar Log With Walnuts

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Chill Time 2 h
  • Total Time 2 h 10 min
  • Serves 8

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg Compliments Light Cream Cheese Spread, at room temperature 250 g
  • 2 cups shredded Irish Cheddar cheese 500 mL
  • 1/4 cup minced red onion 60 mL
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley 30 mL
  • 1 tsp prepared horseradish 5 mL
  • 1 pinch each salt and pepper
  • 1 pkg walnut pieces, chopped 100 g

Directions

  • Step 1

    In a large bowl, beat cream cheese with an electric mixer until fluffy. Mix in Cheddar cheese, onion, parsley, horseradish, salt and pepper.

  • Step 2

    Lightly dampen hands with cold water; shape cheese mixture into log about 2 inches (5 cm) in diameter.

  • Step 3

    Spread walnuts on a plate; roll log in walnuts, gently pressing to adhere. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours, or up to 24 hours.

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Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description 1/8 of the recipe
  • Calories 280
  • Fat 24 g
  • Saturated Fat 11 g
  • Carbs 4 g
  • Protein 13 g
  • Cholesterol 50 mg
  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 350 mg