Super Bowl Toasted Nibbles

This recipe serves 4

Calories: 310

Carbs: 1g

Fat: 27g

Protein: 15g

These tiny cheese balls are rolled in fresh herbs, toasted nuts, or paprika to make tasty nibbles for your Super Bowl festivities, buffets, or any other special occasion.

  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup finely grated Double Gloucester or brick cheese
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup chopped mixed nuts
  • 3 tbsp chopped mixed frsh herbs such as parsley, chives, marjoram, lovage and chervil
  • 2 tbsp mild paprika
  • pepper
  • fresh herb sprigs to garnish
  1. Combine the ricotta and Double Gloucester or brick cheeses. Add the parsley and pepper and work together until thoroughly combined.
  2. Form the mixture into small balls and place on a plate. Cover and chill in the refridgerator for about 20 minutes until the are firm.
  3. Sprinkle the chopped nuts onto a cookie sheet and place them under a preheated broiler until lightly browned. Take care as they can easily burn. Remove from the broiler and set aside to cool.
  4. Place the nuts, mixed herbs, and paprika into 3 separate small bowls. Remove the cheese balls from the refridgerator and divide into 3 equal piles. Roll 1 quantity of the cheese balls in the nuts, 1 quantity n the herbs and 1 quantity in the paprika.
  5. Arrange the coated balls alrenately on a large serving platter. Cover and chill in the refridgerator until ready to serve, and then garnish with fresh sprigs of fresh herbs.
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