Pimento Cheese (Small Home Size) from Tavern & Table's, Chef Ray England
- 12 oz Cream cheese
- 12 oz Pimento or Piquillo peppers
- 1/2 Cup Dukes Mayo
- 1 Lb. Shredded sharp cheddar cheese
- 1 Tbl. Hot sauce
- 1 Tbl. Sherry vinegar
- 1 tsp. Kosher salt
- 2 tsp. Aleppo pepper or espelette
- 2 Tbl. Paprika
- 1/4 tsp. Ras el Hanout
- 1/4 tsp. White or black pepper
- 2 tsp. Onion Powder
- 2 tsp. Garlic Powder
Temper the cream cheese so that it is at room temperature.
Drain off the cans of peppers and reserve juice for home made hot sauce.
Rough chop half of the peppers. fine chop the rest into a puree almost
Grind spices and add everything to a small mixer and mix with a paddle till smooth.