Appetizers, Dips and Snacks: Appetizers and Tapas: Cheesy Grape Balls

This will definitely be a conversation piece!

Author: CalorieKing
Date: December 05, 2012

Serves: 48 person(s)
Yield: 48 x 1/2 balls

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 0 mins
Extra Time: 3 hrs (for refrigeration)


    24 medium seedless grapes
    1 Tbsp chopped chives
    1 Tbsp chopped parsley
    1/4 tsp chili powder
    1 Tbsp fruit chutney
    1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
    1 tsp unflavored gelatin (such as Knox gelatin)
    1 Tbsp boiling hot water
    2/3 cup finely chopped walnuts (2.3 oz)


    Wash and gently dry grapes.

    Mix chives, parsley, chili powder, fruit chutney and ricotta cheese together in a bowl. Dissolve gelatin in the hot water and add to the cheese mixture.

    Coat each grape with about 1 teaspoon of the mixture. Roll into small balls then coat lightly in walnuts. Refrigerate for 3 to 4 hours to set.

    Cut in half and serve as a cocktail appetizer.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:19 cals
Kilojoules:80 kJ
Fat:1.5 g
Carbohydrates:1.0 g
Protein:1.0 g
Cholesterol:1.6 mg
Sodium:7 mg
Saturated Fat:0.4 g
Fiber:0.0 g
Calcium:16.0 mg
Total Sugars:0.4 g

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