Pimento Cheese

Jan 25, 2018 by

Pimento Cheese (aka Southern Pâté) is simple and easy. Never heard of pimento cheese till we moved to the south. Sure you can buy the pimento cheese in a plastic tub but why not make it yourself. Trust me you will like it.

 

Ingredients
  • 1½ cups grated extra-sharp yellow cheddar cheese (about 6 ounces)
  • 1½ cups grated extra-sharp white cheddar cheese (about 6 ounces)
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup diced drained pimiento peppers from jar, roasted red peppers
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp pickle juice
  • Salt and pepper
 
Instructions
  1. Mix first 6 ingredients in medium bowl. Blend well. Season with salt and pepper. Cover; chill until cold, at least 2 hours.
  2. Serve pimiento cheese with crackers, or, if you like spread between 2 slices of white bread add some prepared bacon and tomato. Fry in a skillet on both sided.Pimento Cheese Sandwich

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Pimento Cheese (aka Southern Pâté) is simple and easy. Never heard of pimento cheese till we moved to the south. Sure you can buy the pimento cheese in a plastic tub but why not make it yourself. Trust me you will like it.
Recipe type: Appetizer, Sandwich
Cuisine: American
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups grated extra-sharp yellow cheddar cheese (about 6 ounces)
  • 1½ cups grated extra-sharp white cheddar cheese (about 6 ounces)
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup diced drained pimiento peppers from jar, roasted red peppers
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp pickle juice
  • Salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. Mix first 6 ingredients in medium bowl. Blend well. Season with salt and pepper. Cover; chill until cold, at least 2 hours. Serve pimiento cheese with crackers, or, if you like spread between 2 slices of white bread add some prepared bacon and tomato. Fry in a skillet on both sided.

 

 

 

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