Photo: Erin Adams; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Cream cheese, cottage cheese, and sharp white Cheddar cheese provide the base in this lighten Three-Cheese Pimiento Cheese.
Makes about 2 1/2 cups
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1 (8-oz.) block fat-free cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup 1% low-fat cottage cheese
1 (4-oz.) jar diced pimiento, drained
2 teaspoons coarse-grained mustard
2 teaspoons finely grated onion
1 teaspoon lemon juice
Dash of hot sauce
1 (8-oz.) block 2% reduced-fat sharp white Cheddar cheese, shredded
Freshly ground pepper
Process cream cheese, cottage cheese in a food processor until smooth. Stir in pimiento, mustard, onion, lemon juice, and hot sauce. Stir in Cheddar cheese. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper to taste.
Note: Nutritional analysis is per Tbsp.
Fat 1.3 g
Satfat 0.8 g
Protein 2.6 g
Carbohydrate 0.8 g
Cholesterol 5.2 mg
Sodium 105 mg
Calcium 73 mg