Jalapeño Pimento Cheese

Jalapeño Pimento Cheese – a quick and easy low-carb snack! Serve in a bowl with crackers and vegetables, on toasted bread, or stuffed into celery. This is a favorite at our house! White cheddar cheese, pimentos, jalapeños, pecans, mayonnaise, hot sauce, onion, and Worcestershire sauce. Can make in advance and refrigerate until ready to serve.

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Best Jalapeño Pimento Cheese Recipe

Pimento cheese is a staple in The South. Everyone has their own recipe and swears it is the best. My go-to recipe is The Masters Pimento Cheese. It is a simple classic recipe. This Jalapeño Pimento cheese recipe is different but equally delicious! White cheddar, jalapeños, pimentos, and pecans. SO good!

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How to Make Pimento Cheese

Making pimento cheese is very easy. Start with grating the cheese. This particular recipe uses white cheddar cheese. Next, chop some fresh jalapenos. Make sure to remove the seeds and membranes if you don’t want this to be super spicy. Once the cheese and jalapeños are prepped, simply mix in the remaining ingredients and chill.

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Pimento Cheese Stuffed Celery

My favorite part of this recipe is the addition of chopped pecans. It is such an unexpected treat! It really puts this pimento cheese over the top! You can serve this pimento cheese in a bowl with crackers and vegetables, on toasted bread, or stuffed into celery. This can be made in advance and refrigerated for later. It will keep several days, up to about a week in the refrigerator.

If you are looking for a quick and delicious appetizer or snack, give this Jalapeño Pimento Cheese a try! I promise it will be a hit! Here are a few of our other favorite appetizers and snacks from the blog that go great with this pimento cheese spread:

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jalapeno cheddar pimento cheese

Jalapeño Pimento Cheese

Yield: 12 people
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Jalapeño Pimento Cheese – a quick and easy low-carb snack! Serve in a bowl with crackers and vegetables, on toasted bread, or stuffed into celery. This is a favorite at our house! White cheddar cheese, pimentos, jalapeños, pecans, mayonnaise, hot sauce, onion, and Worcestershire sauce. Can make in advance and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Equipment:

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound sharp white Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 (4-oz) jar diced pimentos, drained
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp finely chopped garlic
  • 2 jalapeños, seeded and finely chopped
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 dashes hot sauce, optional
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

  • Stir together cheese, pimentos, onion, garlic, jalapeños, and pecans in a medium bowl until well combined.
  • Fold in mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, and, hot sauce. Stir until well combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Refrigerate 2 to 12 hours to let the flavors come together.

Notes:

Remove membranes and seeds in jalapenos to reduce the heat.
Can make in advance and refrigerate up to a week.
Use Lea & Perrins for a gluten-free dish.

Steph

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