This Hatch Green Chile Cheese Ball is an amazing appetizer recipe for game day tailgate, the holidays, and a fall party. Cheeses are mixed with spices and roasted peppers for a fun charcuterie board addition. Coated with blue corn tortilla chips.
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: Game Day, Gluten Free, Holiday, Vegetarian
2ouncesblue corn chips(approximately, a couple handfulls) or coating of choice, such as nuts
Mix together the softened cream cheese, cheddar, pepperjack, green chiles, garlic powder, green chile powder (if using), cumin, and salt in a bowl with a spatula.
16 ounces cream cheese, 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, 1 cup shredded pepperjack cheese, 4 ounces diced green chiles, ½ teaspoon garlic powder, ½ teaspoon green chile powder, ½ teaspoon ground cumin, ½ teaspoon salt
Scoop the cheese mixture onto a large piece of plastic wrap and use your hands to shape it into a large ball.
Wrap the ball up and refrigerate at least 30 minutes for it to somewhat harden.
Remove the ball from the refrigerator when ready to serve and let sit at room temperature for 10 minutes.
Crush the blue corn tortilla chips into smaller pieces and roll the ball in the chips. Fill in gaps as needed with your hands to cover most of the ball.
2 ounces blue corn chips
Serve with dippers like vegetables, chips, and crackers.