A month or so back my sister e-mailed to
tell me brag that she was currently eating a salad with pimento cheese salad dressing. We’re both pimento cheese freaks, so the idea of pimento cheese in dressing form was a big deal. The kind of big deal that you e-mail about in the middle of a work day. I’m not sure where she got the salad, or who the genius was behind the dressing, but it immediately got me thinking about how I could turn my pimento cheese recipe into salad dressing.
I finally got some time to play in my kitchen this morning and … well let’s just say I sent her an e-mail to brag that I’d be eating a salad with pimento cheese salad dressing for lunch.
If you’re as excited about pimento cheese as we are, you definitely need to try this recipe (so you can send your own brag e-mail).
Pimento Cheese Salad Dressing
- 8 oz. sharp shredded cheddar
- 2 oz. jarred pimentos, drained
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1/4 cup mayo
- 1/2 tsp. Worcestershire
- 1/4 tsp. onion powder
- A sprinkle of cayenne pepper
Place all of the ingredients in a food processor or blender, and blend until smooth. Then, enjoy a big, tasty salad (bonus points if it includes bacon).
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