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Homemade Pimento Cheese

Homemade pimento cheese is so easy to make. Our pimento cheese recipe is made from the base of cream cheese, Greek yogurt, cheddar cheese, and pimento peppers!

Fat 14 Carbs 1 Protein 5
Yield 6-8 1x

Ingredients

  • 8-oz. cream cheese, softened 
  • 1 cup shredded yellow cheddar cheese
  • 3 tablespoons greek yogurt 
  • 1 teaspoon worcestershire 
  • 2 teaspoons Frank’s hot sauce
  • ½ tablespoon lemon juice 
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper 
  • ⅓ cup chopped green onions
  • 4-oz. Pimentos peppers, drained from liquid 

Instructions

  1. Place the softened cream cheese into a food processor and blend on high until smooth. 
  2. Scrape down the sides of the food processor and then add the cheddar cheese. 
  3. Pulse the cheddar cheese into the cream cheese until the cream cheese turns yellow, but still leaving small chunks of cheddar cheese. 
  4. Scrape down the sides of the food processor again and add the Greek yogurt, worcestershire, lemon juice, pepper, and salt to the food processor and blend until combined.  
  5. Scrape the cream cheese mixture into a large bowl and add green onions and pimentos. Fold the ingredients into the cheese mixture. 
  6. If the pimento cheese feels a bit runny, place it in the refrigerator for 15 minutes to set, otherwise serve with crackers, vegetables, or slices of bread. 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/8 Calories: 159 Sugar: 1 Fat: 14 Carbohydrates: 1 Protein: 5
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: DipMethod: Food ProcessorCuisine: American

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