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Easy Cheese Board for Beginners

How to make the perfect easy cheese board. This is a how to make a charcuterie board for beginners post; learn the basics of what to include and how to make a beautiful appetizer centerpiece.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword appetizer, cheese
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 397kcal
Author Dorothy Kern

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces sharp cheddar cubed
  • 8 ounces parmesan sliced
  • 8 ounces medium cheddar cubed
  • 8 ounces Dubliner, Gruyere, or other cheese sliced
  • 1 wedge Brie
  • 1 can black olives
  • 1 jar green olives use your favorite flavor
  • 6 ounces almonds or marcona almonds
  • 6 ounces other nuts (like cashews)
  • 6 ounces seedless grapes red or green
  • 2 packages crackers use your favorite kinds
  • 2 packages salami or Prosciutto use your favorite
  • 3 cups chopped vegetables carrots, cucumber, snap peas, etc.
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Instructions

  • Arrange all ingredients on large serving tray. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 397kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 1257mg | Potassium: 121mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 475IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 436mg | Iron: 2.2mg