Feta Kasseri Cheese Balls with Fresh Herbs

by Mary Papoulias-Platis

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Herbs play an important role in the Greek Cuisine, and fresh is always best! The four Greek herbs to plant in your garden are oregano, parsley, dill, and mint. I wanted a quick appetizer, so I reached out to these herbs in my garden and a cube of feta.  These colorful balls can be prepared ahead of time, wrapped and refrigerated, and dipped in the herbs before serving. The balls can also be skewered for a festive presentation. Serve these with fresh berries, melon slices, or  your favorite vinaigrette.


Feta-Kasseri Cheese Balls with Fresh Herbs
Greek herbal cheese balls with fresh herbs and fruit make a perfect appetizer for your next luncheon or dinner party.
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Greek
Serves: 20
  • 1 cup crumbled Feta cheese
  • ¾ cup Kasseri cheese,finely grated
  • ⅔ cup cream cheese,room temperature
  • 2 garlic clove, crushed
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 teaspoons fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh mint, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup each of fresh parsley,mint, and dill for garnish
  • Various berries, melons, or citrus.
  1. In a medium bowl, mix together Feta, Kasseri, cream cheese, until smooth. Stir in garlic, lemon juice, lemon zest, parsley and mint.
  2. Roll the cheese into 1-inch round balls. Chill at least 1 hour.
  3. Divide in thirds and roll the balls in each herb and serve with berries, melons, or citrus.
For a party skewer the balls with fresh fruit.



 You can skewer the cheese balls for an easy party appetizer.
These are on edible nasturtium leaves.

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1 Maria

Beautiful, easy and delicious!!!

2 Mary Papoulias-Platis

Thank-you Maria,
I especially like them skewered! Good Luck!

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