Pimento and Jalapeño Pepper Cheddar Cheese Ball with Spicy Wedges
1 pkg (8 oz/250 g) plain brick-style cream cheese
¾ cup (175 mL) shredded cheddar cheese
2 tsp (10 mL) Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp (5 mL) grainy mustard
1 clove garlic, minced
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
1 tbsp (15 mL) finely chopped jarred pimento, drained
½ cup (125 mL) chopped toasted walnuts
1 bag (650 g) McCain® Spicy Potato Wedges
- Using electric mixer, beat cream cheese, cheddar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard and garlic until blended. Stir in jalapeño and pimento. Place mixture on large piece of plastic wrap; bring ends together tightly and twist to form ball.
- Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm. Roll in walnuts to coat.
- Prepare McCain® Spicy Potato Wedges according to package directions.
- Serve cheese ball with a cheese knife for spreading on McCain® Spicy Potato Wedges.
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Tip: Substitute pecans for walnuts if desired.
Use jarred roasted red peppers instead of pimento if desired.
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The next time your friends come over to watch the game, make sure you have spicy wedges on hand. Ready in just 9 minutes with no flipping required, you won’t have to worry about missing any big plays! These wedges are crafted with extra grooves so they bake up crispy with a great kick of flavour. It's a great appetizer when half time hunger strikes.