Peppered Pimiento Cheese

Southern Living
2 1/4 cups

Ingredients

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1/2 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened*
1/4 cup mayonnaise*
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon sweet pickle relish, drained
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese*
1 (4-ounce) jar diced pimiento, drained
1/2 (4-ounce) can chopped green chiles
1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Preparation

Beat first 4 ingredients until smooth. Stir in Cheddar cheese and remaining ingredients. Cover and chill up to 8 hours. Serve with pita chips or crackers.

.* Reduced-fat cream cheese, light mayonnaise and reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese may be substituted.

Prep: 10 min., Chill: 8 hrs

Created date

December 2001