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Pimento Cheese Recipe


Atkins Pimento Cheese
0.3g
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Style:American
Cook Time: 0 Minutes
Phase: Phase 1
Difficulty: Easy
* Any adjustments made to the serving values will only update the ingredients of that recipe and not change the directions.

7.1g

Protein

15.7g

Fat

0.2g

Fiber

171.9kcal

Calories

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INGREDIENTS

  • 4 oz Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 4 oz Vintage White Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/3 cup Real Mayonnaise
  • 2 oz Pimento (Canned)
  • 1 tsp smoked Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Red or Cayenne Pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. Shred cheeses and set aside.
  2. Combine mayonnaise, diced pimento, smoked paprika, Dijon mustard, salt, and cayenne pepper (to your taste) in a small bowl.  Stir with a fork to blend flavors.
  3. Add the cheeses to the mayonnaise mixture stirring to fully incorporate.  Wrap and chill for 2-3 hours before serving for best flavor.  May be kept tightly covered in the refrigerator for 1 week.  Serve with celery sticks or other vegetables.  Each serving is about 2 Tbsp.

Cooking Tip

Swap out the store bought mayonnaise with our homemade mayo recipe.

How to Calculate Atkins Net Carbs

Atkins Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols/Glycerin (if applicable)

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