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Monday, October 24, 2011

Chorizo Potato Cheese Balls

These tasty little treats make a wonderful appetizer, served warm, or at room temperature.

  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup grated jack or other mild low moisture cheese
  • ½ kilo, or 1 pound chorizo (or any flavor of ground sausage)
  • 1/3 cup fresh natilla, or sour cream
  • 1 medium potato, coarsely grated (about 1 to 1½ cup)
  • 2½ cups Krusteaz or Bisquick pancake/baking mix
  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Soak grated potato in cold water for 10 minutes.
  • Grate the cheeses.
  • Remove the casing from the chorizo, or sausage.
  • Drain water from grated potato and blot dry in a towel to remove excess moisture.
  • Using your hands, combine all ingredients and mix well.
  • Form mixture into balls about the size of a walnut.
  • Bake on parchment paper for 45-50 minutes or until golden brown.
Yield:  about 3 dozen

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