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Pimento Cheese

Diced pimentos are combined with sharp cheddar cheese, cream cheese, mayonnaise, green onions and some seasonings that really add a hint smoky spice!
Prep Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Servings: 8
Calories: 168kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 8 oz block cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 8 oz sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 4 oz jar diced pimentos
  • 1/3 cup green onions, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika
  • salt & black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to a medium sized bowl. Stir to combine.
  • Add additional salt & pepper if needed.
  • You can serve immediately, but the mixture get better if it is allowed to set for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Store the pimento cheese in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Notes

Serve on crackers, celery sticks or event make yourself a pimento cheese sandwhch with lettuce & sliced tomatoes!

Nutrition

Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 224mg | Potassium: 69mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 763IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 211mg | Iron: 1mg