Debb's Pimento Cheese
The concept of "retro" food has become increasingly popular in wine country in recent years, We came across an old favorite from "back in the day" at a restaurant. Debb was inspired to recreate this classic which frequently graced her mother's table.
Category : Casual Entertaining
3 ounces pimentos
3-1/2 cups grated extra sharp cheddar cheese
6 ounces cream cheese, softened
4-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon grated yellow onions
2-1/4 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
3/8 teaspoon salt
3/8 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
Drain the pimentos and chop. Pat dry with paper towels, removing as much liquid as possible. In the bowl of a food processor, add the cheddar cheese, cream cheese, lemon juice, onions, Worcestershire, salt, mustard, and Tabasco. Pulse until a smooth and creamy mixture is formed. Add the pimentos and pulse until blended.
Place the mixture in a bowl.
Cover and chill in the refrigerator until the mixture is firm, about 3 hours.
Serve with crackers.