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Keto Marinated Cheese Balls

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These low-carb labneh cheese balls make a delicious snack or accompaniment on a cheese board.

If you don’t have any labneh, you can use a combination of feta, ricotta and cream cheese instead. Alternatively, you can use a dairy-free option such as our Probiotic Dairy-Free Keto Cheese

Thsese cheese balls are wrapped in a simple dukkah coating but feel free to use other alternatives such as:

  • herb crusted balls: 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh herbs (eg parsley, dill, mint, coriander)
  • spicy lemon balls: zest of 2 lemons + 2 tsp chile flakes
  • smoky cheese balls: 1 tsp smoked paprika + 1 tsp sweet paprika + 1/2 ground cumin
  • rosemary & olive balls: 1/4 cup chopped olives mixed with the cheese, then rolled in fresh or dried rosemary to taste
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Serving size cheese ball

Allergy information for Keto Marinated Cheese Balls

✔  Gluten free
✔  Dairy free
✔  Egg free
✔  Nut free
✔  Nightshade free
✔  Pork free
✔  Avocado free
✔  Coconut free
✔  Fish free
✔  Shellfish free
✔  Beef free
Pescatarian
Vegetarian
Vegan
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Nutritional values (per serving, cheese ball)

Net carbs1.6 grams
Protein3.5 grams
Fat9.9 grams
Calories108 kcal

Calories from carbs 6%, protein 13%, fat 81%

Total carbs1.9 gramsFiber0.2 gramsSugars1.4 gramsSaturated fat2.2 gramsSodium77 mg(3% RDA)Magnesium9 mg(2% RDA)Potassium106 mg(5% EMR)

Ingredients (makes 8 servings)

Instructions

  1. Make the labneh according to the directions here
  2. Allow to strain for 12 hours or up to 48 hours so that it has thickened.
    Keto Marinated Cheese Balls
  3. Form the labneh into 8 balls, rolling lighting between your palms to shape them.
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  4. Choose your flavourings — dukkah, herbed or spicy lemon — and spread out on a plate.
  5. Roll the balls in the flavourings to coat.
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  6. Add to a glass jar (I used an 800 ml/ 28 fl oz capacity jar) and then pour over olive oil until the balls are all covered. (You'll need enough oil to cover the cheese balls but only a fraction is used to calculate the macros.)
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  7. Allow to marinate at least 8 hours before consuming.
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  8. Store in a sealed glass jar container in the fridge for up to a month. Keto Marinated Cheese Balls

Ingredient nutritional breakdown (per serving, cheese ball)

Net carbsProteinFatCalories
Olive oil, extra virgin
0 g0 g6.8 g60 kcal
Labneh Cheese, homemade (KetoDiet blog)
1.3 g3.1 g2.2 g38 kcal
Roasted Nut & Seed Dukkah, homemade (KetoDiet blog)
0.3 g0.3 g0.9 g11 kcal
Total per serving, cheese ball
1.6 g3.5 g9.9 g108 kcal

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Does this need to be refrigerated?

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Yes, these will need to be stored in the fridge - will add that note, thanks!

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