Spicy Smoked Pimento Cheese Recipe

Hi, friends! We're vacationing on the Outer Banks this week, but I'm still thinking of you! I even made you this Spicy Smoked Pimento Cheese spread. Now I'm going to tell you how I made it!

This spicy smoked pimento cheese is the perfect appetizer on its own, hot or cold. It's also great as a burger condiment or in a grilled cheese. Enjoy! | pastrychefonline.com

The Beloved and I are staying in Duck, NC this week, and we are thoroughly enjoying every moment. Yesterday, we spent a few hours at the Wright Brothers Memorial, which is only about 15 minutes from the house we're renting. Wright Brothers Memorial, Kill Devil Hill, Outer Banks, NC

Wright Brothers Memorial, Kill Devil Hill, Outer Banks, NC

Wright Brothers Memorial, Kill Devil Hill, Outer Banks, NC

Spicy Smoked Pimento Cheese

When we got back to the house, I turned my mind to a little smackerel. Of course, pimento cheese is an easy default, but I thought making a version with a bit of a kick would be Just The Ticket. And spicy smoked pimento cheese was born.

So far, we've enjoyed it alone on crackers and then as a topping for a fried egg on one of my whole wheat English Muffins. Both ways? Excellent! Do give this spicy, smoky twist on pimento cheese a try. I think you'll enjoy it as much as we did!

Spicy Smoked Pimento Cheese Recipe
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
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Spicy Smoked Pimento Cheese puts a zingy twist on a southern classic. If you're looking for a pimento cheese recipe with a bit of a kick, you've found it here!
What You Need
  • 1 pound sharp or extra sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ½ pound pepper jack cheese, shredded
  • 2 cups Mayonnaise (preferably Duke's)
  • ½ cup diced red pimento (jarred is fine)
  • ½ cup spicy pepper relish (such as Get Me a Switch)
  • ¼ cup diced pickled jalapeno peppers (or to taste)
  • 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar or liquid from the jalapeno pepper jar
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
What To Do
  1. Combine all ingredients and stir well until completely combined.
  2. You can eat it immediately, but it is better if you let it sit in the fridge for at least a few hours to let the flavors blend.
  3. Enjoy!

Really easy and straightforward. I think you'll like it!

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This spicy smoked pimento cheese is the perfect appetizer on its own, hot or cold. It's also great as a burger condiment or in a grilled cheese. Enjoy! | pastrychefonline.com  I'm keeping this short and sweet today, because I must get back to vacation, but I wanted to make sure I shared this recipe with you.

This spicy smoked pimento cheese is the perfect appetizer on its own, hot or cold. It's also great as a burger condiment or in a grilled cheese. Enjoy! | pastrychefonline.com

Enjoy the spicy smoked pimento cheese and the rest of your week, and I'll see you soon.This spicy smoked pimento cheese is the perfect appetizer on its own, hot or cold. It's also great as a burger condiment or in a grilled cheese. Enjoy! | pastrychefonline.com

Have a lovely day.

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