Hands-on Time 15 min.; Total Time 2 hr., 25 min. Serve this tangy cousin to pimiento cheese on crackers or in grilled sandwiches. Make sure the cheese is well chilled before grating.
Makes 2 cups
2 tablespoons capers, drained
10 ounce Swiss cheese, finely grated (about 3 1/2 cups)
1 (12-oz.) jar sliced mild banana peppers, drained and minced
2 tablespoons minced fresh chives
3 tablespoons sour cream
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1. Soak capers in water to cover 10 minutes; drain.
2. Stir together capers and remaining ingredients. Cover and chill 2 hours before serving. Store in refrigerator up to 2 days.