from the cheddar box gourmet restaurant in louisville (ky), they charge $40 for one!

1 12 oz package grated sharp cheddar cheese at room temp
1 c pecans chopped
1 med onion
2 8oz pkgs cream cheese, softened
1/2 mango chutney (or any jam like mango spread)
1/2 c frozen spinach, thawed
1/2 t garlic salt
1/2 t oregano
1 T beef granules
1/2 t basil
dash pepper, celery seed, cumin and nutmeg

combine cheddar cheese with pecans and onion. place half of the mixture in an 8″ round souffle dish.

combine 8oz cream cheese with the chutney blend thoroughly. spread over cheddar cheese mixture.

drain spinach completely, squeeze (really squeeze) out all excess moisture. add seasonings and remaining 8oz of cream cheese. blend thoroughly.

Top with remaining cheddar cheese mixture. refrigerate until serving time.

To serve invert on a plate and serve with crackers.

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