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Taffiny Elrod
Dec 20, 2022  ·   min read
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Keto Taco Cheese Ball

Keto Taco Cheese Ball
Who doesn’t love a classic cheese ball at parties? This version has an added kick that will keep everyone coming back for more.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Chill Time 30 minutes
Servings 1cheese ball
Calories 150.87kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Electric mixer with paddle attachment

Ingredients

  • 1lb.cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1serving Spicy Taco Soup Keto Chow
  • 1tsp.paprika powder
  • 1/2tsp.garlic powder
  • 1cupgrated sharp cheddar cheese4 oz.
  • 1cupgrated Monterey Jack cheese4 oz.
  • 2green onionswhite and tender green parts, cleaned and thinly sliced
  • 2Tbsp.minced pickled jalapenos with brine
  • 1/2cuppecanscrushed (2 oz.)*

Instructions

  • Mix the cream cheese, Keto Chow, paprika, and garlic powder on medium speed in a stand mixer until all the Keto Chow is incorporated.
  • Add the cheddar cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, green onions, and pickled jalapenos and mix until fully combined.
  • Shape the cheese into a ball.
  • Place the crushed pecans on a plate or pie dish and gently roll the ball in the pecans until coated, picking up extra pecan pieces and carefully pressing them into the cheese ball.
  • Place in the refrigerator to chill for 30 minutes, then wrap it in plastic wrap to store or serve immediately with crackers or vegetable crudité.

Notes

*For added flavor, toast whole pecans by baking them on an ungreased cookie tray at 300℉ for about ten minutes, or until lightly browned and fragrant. Let cool completely before crushing in a food processor or blender. As an alternative to pecans, roll your cheese ball in minced parsley cilantro, or paprika.Our recipes may contain links to affiliate websites, and Keto Chow receives an affiliate commission for any purchases made by you on the affiliate website using such links. To see the full recipe on Cronometer, you can add Keto Chow as a friend in the “Sharing” tab if you have a Gold Cronometer Membership. Our email is hello@ketochow.net.
Keyword Chef Taffiny Elrod, Spicy Taco Soup Base
Keto Taco Cheese Ball
Nutrition Facts
Keto Taco Cheese Ball
Serving Size
2 Tbsp.
Amount per Serving
Calories
150.87
% Daily Value*
Fat
13.54
g
21
%
Saturated Fat
6.95
g
43
%
Trans Fat
0.37
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
1.09
g
Monounsaturated Fat
4.15
g
Cholesterol
33.62
mg
11
%
Sodium
207.55
mg
9
%
Potassium
130.22
mg
4
%
Carbohydrates
2.47
g
1
%
Fiber
0.8
g
3
%
Sugar
1.07
g
1
%
Net Carbs
2.47
g
Protein
5.68
g
11
%
Vitamin A
117.9
IU
2
%
Vitamin C
6.26
mg
8
%
Calcium
124.88
mg
12
%
Iron
0.29
mg
2
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.