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Grilled Pimento Cheese Sandwiches

Recipe courtesy of Kim Topf, finalist in the I ♥ Grilled Cheese recipe contest.

Ingredients

  • 2 Cup smoked Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 3/4 Cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 red bell pepper, roasted and finely chopped
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 Teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon sriracha chili sauce
  • 1/4 Teaspoon garlic. powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 Teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 8 Slice Texas Toast bread
  • 4 Tablespoon unsalted butter, softened

Directions

TO MAKE PIMENTO CHEESE:

  1. In a large bowl, mix together cheese, mayonnaise, bell pepper, Dijon mustard, apple cider vinegar, sriracha chili sauce, garlic. powder, onion powder, salt, pepper and cayenne pepper until well combined. Refrigerate 2 hours to thoroughly combine flavors. (Makes about 2 cups. Pimiento cheese can be stored in refrigerator up to one week.)

TO MAKE SANDWICHES:

  1. Bring pimento cheese to room temperature.
  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Spread butter on 1 side of each slice of bread. Flip 4 slices over and spread the pimiento cheese on each of slice. Top each with another slice of bread and place into preheated skillet. Cook 3-4 minutes until golden brown. Turn sandwiches and cook 3 to 4 minutes until second side is crispy and golden brown and cheese has melted. Remove from heat and serve.

BLACK CREEK® PRODUCTS USED IN THIS RECIPE

Black Creek®  Double Smoked Cheddar Cheese

Black Creek® Cheddar cheeses are conscientiously cultivated under the watchful eye of a Certified Master Cheesemaker. Black Creek® Double Smoked Cheddar Cheese is naturally aged to produce a distinctive flavor profile that’s rich and creamy with a pleasant sharpness. After careful aging, the cheese is then smoked twice to impart a robustly smoky flavor.

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