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Classic Pimiento Cheese

Photo: Erin Adams; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Yield Makes about 3 cups
Flashback: We lightened up the original that ran in August 2001 and got 35% fewer calories and 45% fewer fat grams!

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 (4-oz.) jar diced pimiento, drained
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated onion
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 (8-oz.) block 2% reduced-fat extra-sharp Cheddar cheese, finely shredded
  • 1 (8-oz.) block 2% reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded

Nutrition Information

  • calories 43
  • fat 3.3 g
  • satfat 1.6 g
  • protein 2.4 g
  • carbohydrate 0.7 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • sodium 113 mg
  • calcium 68 mg

How to Make It

  1. Stir together mayonnaise, pimiento, onion, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, and ground red pepper. Stir in cheeses.

  2. Note: Nutritional analysis is per Tbsp.