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Simple Pimento Cheese Spread

This is a very simple cheese spread that is tasty and the perfect consistency to be piped out of a pastry bag beautifully; therefore, a lovely amuse bouche.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Canadian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 50
Author Valerie Lugonja


  • 275 grams or 10 ounces sharp Cheddar (Imperial or Aged), cubed
  • 100 grams or 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 200 grams or 8 ounces diced red pimentos
  • 20 grams or 4 teaspoons chopped red onion
  • 10 grams or 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes or 1/4 teaspoon cayene pepper
  • 20 grams or 5 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Finely snipped chives for garnish (and chive flowers, if in season)


  1. Beat all ingredients together in a heavy duty mixing bowl until creamy and smooth; pipe onto crackers or plop into a bowl for self service
  2. Garnish with chives and chive flowers

Instructions for Thermomix

  1. Weigh cubed cheese into TM bowl; shred from 0-4 in 5 seconds
  2. Weigh in all other ingredients; blend together from 0-4 for 1 minute, scraping the sides of the bowl down at the 30 second mark
  3. Pipe onto crackers or plop into a bowl for self service
  4. Garnish with chives and chive flowers