PISTACHIO FETA CHEESE BALL
¾ Cup Cream cheese, softened (6oz)
1 Cup Feta cheese, crumbled (6oz)
⅓ Cup Pistachios, chopped and toasted,
Plus 1 cup for rolling
1 Tbsp Basil
2 tsp Oregano
¼ tsp Salt
¼ tsp Pepper
Pinch Crushed red pepper flakes
In bowl of an electric mixer, beat cream cheese, feta, ⅓ cup pistachios, basil, oregano, salt, pepper and crushed red pepper until combined.
Place large sheet of plastic wrap on counter top; scoop cheese mixture onto plastic sheet; wrap, forming ball and refrigerate 1 hour. Remove cheese from refrigerator and reshape into ball.
Place remaining 1 cup pistachios in shallow bowl, roll ball in pistachios, using your hands to gently push nuts into cheese ball to adhere. Add additional pistachios if necessary, to complete rolling. Place on a serving plate. Serve immediately or refrigerate up to 1 day.