Makes 6 servings
Per serving: 2.5 grams carbohydrates; trace fiber
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 pkg. (8-oz.) cream cheese
2 Tbsp. cream
1 Tbsp finely chopped green onions
1 Tbsp finely chopped red pepper
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
Dash of hot pepper sauce
1/2 cup snipped parsley
Bring cheddar cheese and cream cheese to room temperature. Add cream, onion, pimento, Worcestershire sauce, hot pepper sauce. Beat until well combined. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours. To serve, shape mixture into a ball. Roll in parsley. Let stand 15 minutes. Garnish
with pimento strips, if desired.
Serve with raw vegetables such as cucumber, celery, broccoli and cauliflower, cut into bite-size pieces.