Recipe courtesy of Mark Steuer

Pimento Spread

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Active: 35 min
  • Yield: 2 cups
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Ingredients

1 1/4 cups finely-grated Cheddar

1/4 cup softened cream cheese 

2 tablespoons mayonnaise 

1/4 cup finely-chopped fresh pimento peppers

1/4 onion, minced, any extra juices pressed out using a strainer

2 tablespoons finely-chopped roasted red peppers

2 tablespoons finely-chopped fresh parsley

2 tablespoons minced chives

1/4 jalapeno pepper, minced 

Salt

Freshly squeezed lemon juice, as needed

Hot sauce, such as Tabasco, as needed

Cornbread, for serving

Directions

  1. Combine the Cheddar and cream cheese in a blender and pulse until well-combined. Slowly add the mayonnaise and pulse until incorporated completely.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and fold in the pimento peppers, onion, roasted red peppers, parsley, chives and jalapeno. Season with salt, lemon and hot sauce to taste. Serve with cornbread.