Smoky Cheese Ring

Looking for a flavorful appetizer to serve at your party? Then check out this smoky Gouda cheese spread made using dried beef, pimento pieces and parsley. Serve with crackers.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 3 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 36

Ingredients

1
(8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1
(7-oz.) round smoky Gouda cheese, shredded
1/4
cup mayonnaise
1
(2.25-oz.) jar sliced dried beef, rinsed, dried, finely chopped
1/4
cup thinly sliced green onions
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
1
tablespoon pimiento pieces, well drained
  • 1 Line 8-inch pie pan with plastic wrap. Set 6-oz. custard cup upside down in center.
  • 2 In medium bowl, combine cream cheese, Gouda cheese and mayonnaise; mix until well blended. Stir in dried beef and onions. Spoon cheese mixture into pie pan around custard cup, smoothing and packing firmly with rubber scraper. Cover tightly with plastic wrap. Refrigerate several hours or until firm.
  • 3 To serve, uncover ring; turn upside down onto serving plate. Remove plastic wrap and custard cup. Cover top of ring with parsley, pressing in lightly. Garnish with pimiento pieces. Serve with crackers.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon
    Calories
    50
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    135mg
    135%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    0g
    0%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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