Smoked Gouda Pimento Cheese

01:00 January 01, 1970
By: Beau Ciolino

Pimento cheese is a southern classic, and the perfect way to please a house full of hungry guests at a holiday party. Just add some grilled crostini or a platter of fresh veggies, and you’ve got a dip that is as delicious as it is easy. 

Ingredients

  • 12 oz smoked gouda, shredded
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup pimentos, chopped
  • 1 whole jalapeno, minced
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Dill, chopped, for garnish

Mix together gouda, cream cheese, mayo, pimentos, jalapeno, cayenne, salt and pepper in a large bowl until completely combined. Garnish with dill. Spread the mixture on bread, vegetables or crackers.

This recipe makes about 1 quart.

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