8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon grated shallot
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¼ cup finely chopped green bell pepper
¼ cup chopped green olives
¼ cup chopped black olives
¼ cup chopped pimento
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon paprika
cup sliced almonds, toasted
1 English cucumber, peeled and sliced
Butter crackers, to serve
In a medium bowl, mix together the cream cheese, shallot, green pepper, green olives, black olives, pimento, black pepper, parsley, Worcestershire sauce, dry mustard, onion powder and paprika. Roughly form the mixture into a lump in the bowl and refrigerate until thoroughly chilled, about 1 hour.
Using your hands, for the mixture into a ball. Roll the ball in the sliced almonds. Serve on a platter with vegetables and crackers.
Nutrition values per serving (does not include cucumber or crackers): 90 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated), 2 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein, 20 mg cholesterol, 115 mg sodium.