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Russian garlic cheese in a rustic Russian spoon. The rest of this easy recipe for a party is in the background

Russian Garlic Cheese

Russian Garlic Cheese is an easy appetizer for a party! Creamy and so flavorful, make this Russian appetizer for cheese salad ahead for easy entertaining.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Refrigeration time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 15 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Russian
Servings 8 people
Calories 164 kcal


  • 8 oz shredded Havarti cheese
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 4 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp finely chopped green onion or chives
  • 4 Tbsp finely chopped radicchio
  • good pinch kosher salt
  • good pinch fresh cracked pepper


  • Put all the ingredients in a bowl and combine.
  • Refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  • Serve with sliced pumpernickel party bread or crackers.


This recipe can be make up to two days ahead.


Calories: 164kcal (8%)

Calorie count is purely an estimate calculated using an online application to serve as a guide and not to be taken as accurate nutritional information. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Keyword cheese salad, easy appetizer for a crowd, easy appetizer for a party, easy appetizers, Russian appetizers, Russian cheese spread
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