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easy cheese ball recipe

Green Chile Cheese Ball

This Green Chile Cheese Ball has a delicious Mexican flair!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword appetizer, cheese, cheese ball
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chilling Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 10 people
Calories 187 kcal


  • 4 oz. can of chopped green chilies
  • 1 block cream cheese softened
  • 8 oz shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans


  1. Combine all ingredients except pecans in large bowl.
  2. Using a mixer, blend the ingredients until they are well-combined.
  3. Form the ingredients into a ball and place on wax paper.
  4. Put the cheese ball into the refrigerator until chilled...about 30 minutes.
  5. Spread the pecans on a plate and roll the cheese ball in the pecans to completely cover the ball in pecans.
  6. Serve with crackers, chips or pita chips.

Recipe Notes

This recipe makes an average size cheese ball. If you double the recipe you will be able to have 2 cheese balls or you can make one very large cheese ball.

Nutrition Facts
Green Chile Cheese Ball
Amount Per Serving
Calories 187 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 22mg7%
Sodium 376mg16%
Potassium 125mg4%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 195IU4%
Vitamin C 1.6mg2%
Calcium 256mg26%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. We are not nutritionist and this data was calculated via WP Recipe Maker to the best of our ability. Always check nutrition values yourself based on the ingredients you use.