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Reducing the fat in pimiento cheese is as easy as substituting fat-free cream cheese, reduced-fat Cheddar and low-fat mayonnaise for the full-fat products. And you can kick up the flavor with Worcestershire sauce, red pepper and smoked paprika.

Laura Zapalowski
Recipe by Cooking Light December 2007

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Becky Luigart-Stayner; Cindy Barr; Leigh Ann Ross

Recipe Summary

Yield:
14 appetizer servings (serving size: 1 tablespoon cheese mixture and 1 bread slice)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place cream cheese in a medium bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until smooth. Stir in mayonnaise, onion, Worcestershire, salt, and pepper. Add cheddar cheese, pecans, and pimiento; stir well. Cover and chill up to 3 hours. Sprinkle with paprika, if desired. Serve with bread.

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Nutrition Facts

57 calories; calories from fat 46%; fat 2.9g; saturated fat 1.9g; mono fat 0.3g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 3g; carbohydrates 4.5g; fiber 0.6g; cholesterol 6mg; iron 0.3mg; sodium 187mg; calcium 67mg.
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