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Gherkin Cheese Ball


  • 250 g (1 tub) plain cream cheese
  • 80 ml (⅓ cup) sour cream
  • 250 g (1 cup) grated cheddar cheese
  • 2.5 ml (½ tsp) garlic powder
  • 130 g ( ± 8 whole) Rhodes Quality Sweet & Sour Whole Gherkins, chopped
  • 45 ml (3 Tbsp) flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • salt and freshly cracked black pepper
  • 100 g (1 cup) pecan nuts, chopped
  • To serve: crackers or bread


  1. Place the cream cheese and sour cream in a large bowl and mix until smooth.
  2. Stir in the sour cream, cheddar and garlic powder until evenly mixed.
  3. Add the Rhodes Quality Sweet & Sour Whole Gherkins and the parsley and stir to mix.
  4. Season to taste.
  5. Chill the mixture for 30 minutes.
  6. Spoon the mixture onto a sheet of plastic wrap and use the plastic wrap to shape the mixture into a ball.
  7. Roll the ball in the chopped nuts.
  8. Serve with crackers or fresh baguette.


serves 8 as an appetiser

Cooking Times

Prep Time: 20  minutes  Chilling Times:  30 minutes

Cooking Tip

Roll the mixture into individual small balls and serve as part of a cheese or picnic platter.

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