Southern Pimento Cheese

Tuesday, August 06, 2013
 For some reason, maybe because I love it, I've been on the hunt for great pimento cheese recipes.  Despite having three really fabulous recipes to date....I found another one to add.  This was really creamy, and despite the name 'jalapeno' in the ingredient list, it didn't have too much of a kick (granted, I live in Texas-home of spices).  Here is another super simple one to add....I can't explain the passion, but I can attest to the yumminess of this recipe.
Southern Pimento Cheese
Ingredients:  2 c. shredded extra-sharp cheddar cheese, 8 oz cream cheese (softened), 1/2 c. mayo, 1/4 t. garlic powder, 1/4 t. ground cayenne pepper, 1/4 t. onion powder,  jalapeno pepper (seeded and minced), 4 oz jar diced pimentos (drained), salt and pepper to taste.
Instructions:  Stir together and chill.

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