Pimento Cheese Recipe

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  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: About 2 cups

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces (full fat) cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Monterey jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika (smoked paprika if you have it)
  • 1/2 cup diced canned pimentos
  • 3 Tbsp minced light green celery leaves

Directions

  1. Place the cream cheese into a food processor and pulse until lightly whipped.
  2. Add the shredded cheeses, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, dry mustard, onion powder, garlic powder, and paprika, and pulse until well mixed.
  3. Add the diced pimento and pulse one or two times only. Remove the mixture from the food processor bowl and place into a mixing bowl. Stir in the minced celery leaves.
  4. Place into a serving bowl and serve with crackers and/or celery.

 

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