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Fancy Pimento Cheese

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"I had the best pimento cheese at a resort in North Carolina and replicated it in my kitchen. Tastes great with flatbread crackers, topped with chow chow and a slice of pickled okra! Try it!"
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10 m servings 220
Original recipe yields 16 servings (1 quart)


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  1. Using the smallest holes of a box grater, grate half the Cheddar cheese. Grate the remaining Cheddar cheese on the next larger size holes.
  2. Stir together the Cheddar cheese, chives, roasted red pepper, cream cheese, pickle juice, mayonnaise, hot pepper sauce, and black pepper in a bowl until evenly combined.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 220 calories; 19.7 1.3 9.6 48 328 Full nutrition

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Pretty good. Next time I won't use my kitchenaid to mix - you could no longer see the little bits of cheddar suspended in cream cheese. Perhaps a bit of lemon juice or something tangy and a pinc...

I used mild cheddar cheese and this was pretty tasty. I am just not a Tabasco girl so the smell was a little off-putting. I'm sure it makes a ton if you follow the full recipe. I cut it down to ...

I just made this and it is very good. I would recommend using a high quality cheddar cheese.

BEST Pimento Dip EVER!! I make it often for guests and everyone always loves it!