Pimento Cheese

Pimento Cheese
BeeStew Pimento Cheese
Beth Stewart

Pimento Cheese

Since I’m in the middle of divorcing myself from my current cable company and am debating not having cable at all, I’ve been watching a lot of Hulu Plus lately. Just to see if I can handle not having my beloved cable for a while.  With that being said, I’m watching the entire season of random shows, one of those shows being Nashville.  I really didn’t think I was going to like this series as much as I did this weekend.  I’m not a huge fan of shows that take place in the South, simply due to the actor’s accents.  Some of them just can’t get that twang down.  But the actors on Nashville do a great job.  Plus I love seeing a few of the places I use to go to when I lived in Tennessee.

Anywho, watching the show put me in the mood for some southern treats, thus this pimento cheese recipe.  It’s a simple recipe but it packs a punch with the sharp cheddar. I also kicked it up a notch by adding some green chilies. I opted to put my pimento cheese dip on a sandwich but you can use it however you'd like. So yummy!

4
Servings
481
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Cup Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/2-1 Cup Duke's Mayo
  • 2 Ounces Pimentos
  • 2 Ounces Green Chilies
  • 1 Teaspoon Season Salt

Directions

1. Shred the cheese and place in a large bowl.

2. Add all of the ingredients into the bowl and mix.

3. Eat!

Pimento Shopping Tip

How hot is that chile pepper? Fresh peppers get hotter as they age; they will achieve a more reddish hue and sometimes develop streaks in the skin.

Pimento Cooking Tip

There are 60 varieties of chile peppers, many of which are used in Mexican cooking. Handle them with care. When handling the spicier kinds, gloves are recommended. Always wash your hands with soap and warm water before touching your eyes.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
48g
73%
Sugar
1g
N/A
Saturated Fat
13g
66%
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Protein
11g
21%
Carbs
3g
1%
Vitamin A
139µg
15%
Vitamin B12
0.4µg
6.2%
Vitamin C
46mg
77%
Vitamin D
0.3µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
0.5mg
2.6%
Vitamin K
4µg
6%
Calcium
289mg
29%
Fiber
0.5g
1.9%
Folate (food)
15µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
15µg
4%
Iron
0.5mg
2.6%
Magnesium
16mg
4%
Monounsaturated
12g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.2mg
1.2%
Phosphorus
209mg
30%
Polyunsaturated
21g
N/A
Potassium
103mg
3%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
12.1%
Sodium
526mg
22%
Trans
0.5g
N/A
Zinc
2mg
10%

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