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Cheese Dip – Pimento

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Pimento Cheese Dip

Great as a dip on Chips or Veggies, added to Deviled Eggs or even schmeered on Hot Dogs or Burgers.
Difficulty: Beginner
Cuisine American
Keyword Appetizers, Misc., Sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes

INGREDIENTS 

  • 1 ½ cups mayonnaise
  • 3 cups cream cheese - softened
  • 4 cups sharp cheddar cheese - shredded
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. onion flakes
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 cup pimentos (roasted red peppers) - chopped
  • ½ cup juice from jar of roasted peppers
  • ½ cup cold water

INSTRUCTIONS

  • In a mixer, cream together mayonnaise, cream cheese, onion flakes, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Then add chopped pimentos. Continue to blend slowl to create a creamy mixture.
  • Slowly add freshly shredded sharp cheddar cheese while mixing on low to medium alternately with pimento juice.

Notes

Using freshly grated cheese requires less moisture than bagged grated cheese.   More water may be needed for the desired texture of pimento cheese.

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