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Mini feta cheese balls with herbs

These cheese balls are loaded with green herbs for a fresh taste! Roll them in a variety of crashed nuts or seeds for a stunning presentation!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Greek
Keyword balls, cheese
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 20


  • 2 cups (about 250 grams) crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup (110 grams) cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh herbs equal parts of parsley, dill, chervil, green onions
  • Freshly grated black pepper to taste
  • For coating
  • 3 tablespoons whole sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon black sesame seeds
  • 3 tablespoons poppy seeds
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped herbs
  • crackers for serving


  1. In a bowl, mix well with a fork the feta cheese and cream cheese.
  2. Add the fresh herbs and pepper and mix to combine.
  3. Taste and add more pepper and herbs if you want to.
  4. Put the sesame, poppy seeds and chopped herbs in three different plates.
  5. With a spoon, scoop out some cheese mixture and form little balls. If mixture gets too soft, refrigerate until firm. Their size should be a little smaller than your crackers. Mine were the size of a ping pong ball.
  6. Place the balls in the plates with the coating and coat them well.
  7. Transfer on the crackers just before serving, or serve them with the crackers on the side.
  8. Eat.

Recipe Notes

Serve with some fresh vegetables!
Keep refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 3-4 days.