Pimento Goat Cheese Spread
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Pimento Goat Cheese Spread

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You know by now that I rarely make things traditional. I had to put some sort of twist on traditional pimento cheese by turning it into Pimento Goat Cheese Spread.

Cream cheese is sometimes included in this southern spread, along with mayo, pimentos and shredded cheese.

So my mind went straight to using spreadable goat cheese to add a little extra something.

This spread is so good on sandwiches or crackers.

It would be a great dish to bring to a party because it’s easy to make and served cold or room temp.

How to Make Pimento Goat Cheese Spread

The main ingredients are a bag of shredded cheddar cheese, a 4 ounce log of spreadable goat cheese, and of course the jar of diced pimentos.

Drain the extra liquid from the jar of pimentos before adding them to the spread.

And another little tip…it’s easier to mix if the goat cheese is at room temp.

ingredients for cheese spread

Put everything into a large bowl and add some mayo.

spread before adding the spices

And some garlic powder, paprika, a pinch of ground red pepper, kosher salt, pepper, and some hot sauce.

Add as much or as little hot sauce according to your spice preference.

cheese spread in a bowl before mixing

Mix it all together and that’s basically it.

You can store it in the fridge if you won’t be serving it right away.

cheese spread in a bowl after mixing

It’s extra pretty with a few chives over top 🙂

We had our Pimento Goat Cheese Dip as a poolside snack with crackers 🙂

But it’s super good on bread as a sandwich too!

Pimento Goat Cheese Spread
Pimento Goat Cheese Spread
Pimento Goat Cheese Spread

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Pimento Goat Cheese Spread

Pimento Goat Cheese Spread is not your traditional pimento cheese, I mixed it up a bit by adding spreadable goat cheese for a nice change

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Appetizers, Cheese, Goat Cheese, Party Food, Pimento
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Servings 6
Calories 234 kcal
Author Cheri Renee

Ingredients

  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 7 oz jar pimentos drained
  • 1 4 oz log spreadable goat cheese at room temp
  • 1/3 cup mayo
  • 1/2 to 1 Tbsp sriracha or hot sauce of choice (more or less depending on spice preference)
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 pinch ground red pepper
  • kosher salt, pepper

Instructions

  1. Put all ingredients in a bowl and stir until evenly combined.

  2. Serve with crackers or on sandwiches

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