2 ½ cups shredded cheddar (sharp, mild, or white)
1 ½ cups shredded smoked Gouda
8 oz cream cheese (room temperature)
½ cup, full-fat, good-quality mayo
7 oz jar pimentos (drained)
½ tsp garlic powder
¾ tsp onion powder
1 tsp Worcestershire
1 tsp granulated sugar
¼ -½ tsp cayenne (depending on how spicy you like it)
¾ tsp dry mustard
¼ tsp paprika
¼ tsp smoked paprika
In a large bowl whisk together all the spices and the mayo. Next, mix in the cream cheese until completely blended with the mayo mixture. Lastly, fold in the shredded cheese and the
This recipe makes about 3 cups.
Serve with an assortment of crackers and vegetables or on crostini.
*Shred the cheese from a block, do not buy pre-shredded cheese. The shredded cheese in the bag is coated in an anti-caking agent like cornstarch. Your pimento cheese will be much smoother with freshly shredded cheese.
*To take this pimento cheese to the next level, serve on crostini topped with candied bacon and pecans. This cheese is equally delicious on a burger or in a grilled cheese sandwich.
*This wine pairs beautifully with the 2 Club Cuvee Gold Wine!