Pimento cheese is a popular Southern treat that is used as a spread for crackers, sandwiches, or vegetables. This delicious recipe includes the perfect spices to enhance the flavor of the cheese with just the right amount of a kick. Our family thinks it tastes far superior to the store-bought Pimento Cheese. Try it and see. The right spices make all the difference!
YELLOW MUSTARD SEED POWDER, Celery Salt, Onion Granules, Garlic Granules, Cayenne Powder
2 ounces Cream Cheese (Regular or Light)
1/4 cup Mayonnaise (Regular or Light)
2 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar
1 tsp Sugar (or Stevia Sweetener)
1/2 tsp Yellow Mustard Seed Powder
1/2 tsp Black Pepper
1/2 tsp Celery Salt
1/4 tsp Garlic Granules
1/2 tsp Onion Granules
1/8 tsp Cayenne Powder
8 ounces Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese (orange colored), shredded
1/3 cup drained and diced pimentos or roasted red peppers
Salt to taste
Directions: Cream together the first 10 ingredients with a spatula until smooth. Fold in the cheddar cheese and the pimento and blend until the cream cheese starts to turn orange. Add additional salt, if desired. Store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.