This is a flavorful pimiento cheese spread, great on sandwiches or as an appetizer spread for crackers. Another use for this tasty spread; use as a filling for celery ribs or cherry tomatoes. This easy spread is made with Cheddar cheese, cream cheese, and mayonnaise, along with a jar of chopped pimientos.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
16 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
2/3 cup mayonnaise, possibly more
1 large jar (4 to 6 ounces) chopped pimientos
1 scant teaspoon garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon black pepper, or to taste
salt, to taste
Combine all ingredients and beat with an electric mixer until well blended. Add more mayonnaise, if needed.
Serve as a party sandwich spread or as a spread for crackers or vegetables.
Makes about 2 1/2 cups of spread.
Calories per 2 tablespoons: 164