Cream cheese log with ham

Cream cheese log with ham

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4hours20min


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This chilled log is easy to prepare and makes a handsome appetiser for serving with drinks.

Lynn Cole

Ingredients
Serves: 12 

  • 250 g cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise, homemade or bought
  • 1 teaspoon drained prepared horseradish
  • 1/2 cup grated Swiss cheese
  • 90g ham, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon drained tinned pimientos or capsicum, chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped chives or spring onion tops
  • Melba toast or crackers, to serve

Directions
Preparation:2hours20min  ›  Cook:2hours  ›  Ready in:4hours20min 

  1. Beat the cream cheese, mayonnaise and horseradish in a small bowl with an electric mixer until creamy. Stir in the cheese, ham and pimientos. Shape the mixture into a log 20 cm long. Wrap the log in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours (it will keep for 2 days).
  2. Spread the chives or spring onions on wax paper. Unwrap the log and carefully roll it in the chives or spring onions, until it is completely coated. Rewrap the log in plastic wrap and refrigerate until serving time.
  3. Serve the log with Melba toast or crackers.

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