Pimiento Cheese (Yankee Style)
Recipe Type: appetizer, light meal
Cuisine: Southern
Serves: 2 cups
This New England version of the traditional Southern cheese spread uses Vermont goat cheese instead of mayonnaise, and a splash of apple cider and fresh garlic chives for a variation on the classic recipe.
  • 2 cups grated Vermont cheddar, loosely packed
  • 4 ounces Vermont fresh goat cheese
  • ¾ cup roasted red peppers (jarred), drained and finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • pinch of ground chipotle
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon snipped garlic chives
  1. In a medium bowl, combine the cheddar, goat cheese, and red peppers, mashing with a fork until the mixture is blended.
  2. Add the vinegar, chipotle, and black pepper and stir until the spread is relatively smooth.
  3. Fold in the garlic chives.
  4. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours before serving (for flavor to develop).
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/pimiento-cheese-yankee-style/