How To: Build a Cheese Plate

  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 15 min
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  • Summary

    Build the perfect party cheese platter. The below are just suggestions - make each cheese plate your own!

    Ingredients

    • 4 ounces firm, sharp cheese (such as Asiago or Pecorino)
    • 4 ounces soft, mild cheese (such as Havarti or Brie)
    • 4 ounces spicy, crowd pleasing cheese (such as Pepper Jack or a black pepper crusted goat cheese)
    • 4 ounces soft, stinky cheese (ask your grocer or cheese monger which his or her favorite is - they vary widely but are always delicious slathered on bread)
    • 4 ounces prosciutto
    • 4 ounces salami (I like a fennel variety)
    • 4 ounces pate
    • roasted or sun-dried tomatoes
    • fresh cherry tomatoes
    • dried figs or medjool dates
    • mixed olives
    • sliced radishes
    • apple butter or quince paste
    • grapes and/or sliced apples
    • almonds and/or walnuts
    • thick, crusty bread
    • crackers

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 2530 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 209 g 321.71%
    • Saturated Fat: 26 g 128.03%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 64 mg 21.27%
    • Sodium: 1037 mg 43.19%
    • Calcium: 1495 mg 149.49%
    • Potassium: 3220 mg 92%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 16 mg 91.15%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 103 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 54 g 214.66%
    • Sugar: 22 g
    • Protein: 102 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 47 g
    • Vitamin A 19.26%
    • Vitamin C 5.61%
    • Vitamin D 0.71%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat36
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat14
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total28 oz-eq

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