Ms. Rosie’s Ranch Rice Cheese Ball

1 8oz cream cheese
½ cup sour cream
1 ½ cup cooked rice
1 oz pkg Ranch style salad dressing mix
1 cup grated cheese
1 tablespoon chopped green onions
1 teaspoon pimento
½ cup pecans (optional)

Allow cheese to soften. Mix the cheese and sour cream together. Add rice. Stir in dressing mix. Add grated cheese, green onions and pimento. Shape into a ball. Roll in nuts (optional). Refrigerate several hours. Serve with crackers or chips.