Cheesy Grape Balls

Cheesy Grape Balls

This will definitely be a conversation piece!


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Serves: 48 person(s) Change

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

Yield: 48 x 1/2 balls

Heart-Friendly Recipe Low Sodium Recipe Diabetes-Friendly Recipe Low-Carb Recipe


  • 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 Info (per serving)

CALORIES 19 cals
Kilojoules 80 kJ
Fat 1.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.4 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Sodium 7 mg
Carbohydrates 1.0 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Total Sugars 0.4 g
Protein 1.0 g
Calcium 16.0 mg
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