Light Pimiento Cheese-Stuffed Celery

This pimiento cheese recipe is not only super easy, but it's a little easier on the waistline, thanks to light mayonnaise and reduced-fat Cheddar cheese.

 

Yield: Makes about 3 cups pimiento cheese (serving size: 4-inch piece of celery with 1 tablespoon pimiento cheese)
Recipe from Southern Living

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 54
  • Calories from fat: 68%
  • Fat: 4.1g
  • Saturated fat: 1.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 2.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 1.5g
  • Fiber: 0.4g
  • Cholesterol: 9mg
  • Iron: 0.1mg
  • Sodium: 147mg
  • Calcium: 75mg

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups light mayonnaise
  • 1 (4-ounce) jar diced pimiento, drained
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 2 (8-ounce) blocks 2% reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese, finely shredded
  • 6 celery ribs, cut into 4-inch pieces
  • Garnish: paprika

Preparation

  1. Stir together light mayonnaise and next 4 ingredients in a medium bowl. Stir in cheese.
  2. Spread 1 tablespoon cheese mixture into each celery rib. Garnish, if desired.
  3. Note: Store remaining pimiento cheese mixture in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 1 week.
Note:

Don't be tempted to use preshredded cheese. It takes a few more minutes to shred your own, but you'll be much more pleased with the creamy texture.

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