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Pimento Cheese Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 oz. extra-sharp cheddar cheese, grated with a food processor or hand grater (not pre-grated)
1/4 c. softened cream cheese (2 oz.), pulled into several pieces
Scant 1/2 c. jarred pimento or other roasted red peppers (from a 7-oz. jar), finely diced
3 T. high-quality store-bought mayonnaise
1/2 tsp. dried red chile flakes
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
In a large mixing bowl, place the cheddar cheese in an even layer. Scatter the cream cheese, pimentos, mayonnaise and chile flakes over the cheddar cheese. Using a spatula, mix the pimento cheese until it is smooth and spreadable, about 1 1/2 minutes.

Transfer the pimento cheese to a plastic container or bowl, cover tightly, and store in the refrigerator. Pimento cheese keeps in the refrigerator for 1 week

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10-15 minutes

 

 

 

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