Mary Beth's Spicy Pimento Cheese

Mary Beth's Spicy Pimento Cheese Recipe

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Mary Beth Cauthen

By
@Marybee

My friends beg me to make this for their birthdays and Christmas. It is ridiculously easy and a little spicy. Duke's mayonnaise is the secret ingredient... it just doesn't taste the same without it!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
15 Min

Ingredients

2 c
finely shredded sharp cheddar
1 c
finely shredded italian cheese blend, or other white cheese
1 medium
jar diced pimentos, undrained
2 Tbsp
(heaping) duke's mayonnaise
1- 1 1/2 Tbsp
yellow mustard
1 tsp
crazy jane salt
1 - 1 1/2 tsp
emeril's essence
1/2 - 1 tsp
crushed red pepper flakes
coarse ground black pepper, to taste

Step-By-Step

1Mix cheeses, pimentos, mayo and mustard until well-blended. Add spices and continue to stir until distributed throughout cheese mixture. Spice measurements may be adjusted to taste...I add more essence and red pepper for an extra spicy kick. Die-hard spice addicts may enjoy using pepper jack cheese for the white cheese.
2Keep refrigerated. Excellent on sandwiches, crackers, celery or crispy breads such as pita chips or bagel chips.

About Mary Beth's Spicy Pimento Cheese

Course/Dish: Spreads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy