This Homemade Pimento Cheese is a simple recipe your household will like. Pimento Cheese is a popular southern spread and it is functioned as a sandwich or on crackers or veggies. If you have actually followed our site for any quantity of time you understand we like pimento cheese and several variations of it.
What is Pimento Cheese?
Pimento cheese is typically made with shredded cheddar, mayo and pimentos. Pimento peppers likewise spelled pimiento are little red peppers that are not spicy. They are more moderate than bell peppers so do not believe since they are red they are hot since they are not.
Homemade Pimento Cheese is much better than shop purchased and you will discover several variations however the primary ingredients are shredded cheddar, mayo and pimentos. I genuinely think you need to shred your own cheese for this to be genuine. Shredding your own cheese will make all the distinction.
How to Make Pimento Cheese?
Now, some individuals like to take all the ingredients and blend them with a hand mixer, I have actually never ever discovered that to be needed. I simply include all the ingredients to a bowl and blend well. Then I let it chill since it’s better cold.
This recipe is various from our other pimento cheese spread. We have 2 various variations on our site and they are both tasty. The Pimento Cheese Spread is made with shredded cheddar and cream cheese, while this one has more of a tasty taste to it. We just recently made both and did a trial run and truthfully we could not pertain to an arrangement about which one was much better since they are both tasty!
How to Serve Pimento Cheese?
Pimento Cheese is really flexible and there are several methods to enjoy it. Most typical would be the Pimento Cheese Sandwich, which I believe is finest on simply plain white bread. Now. if you wish to take it to the next level then barbecues it. oh my lawd. a grilled pimento cheese is fantastic particularly with a bowl of tomato soup!
You can likewise utilize it as a dip or spread and have it on crackers. We choose it on Ritz crackers, the buttery taste blended with the pimento cheese is actually great. It’s terrific on celery or carrots and a revitalizing treat on a hot day.
Now here are other methods we like to utilize pimento cheese:
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Homemade Pimento Cheese
This simple recipe is a lot better than shop purchased!
- 1 pound shredded cheddar cheese You can likewise make this utilizing shredded Monterey Jack or any cheese of your option or blend your cheeses.
- 1 ( 4 ouncjar diced pimentos undrained
- 1/4 cup sweet pickle relish optional
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- pinch cayenne or a couple of drops of hot sauce optional
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon celery seeds
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 cup mayo
I believe this is finest if cooled over night.
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