Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Pimento Cheese Dip and SPREAD, New Orleans Remoulade Style For Mardi Gras - 52 Condiments and Appetizers from the Grill

Did ya'll catch yesterday's post on a fresh made Creole Remoulade Sauce???  That seasoned Mayonnaise based condiment loaded with the flavors of New Orleans!

If not, double click the blue letters or double click the photo to the right to see that easy to duplicate recipe.  This is one of those "Can't make this unless you make that first" recipes.

As good as the sauce is as a condiment for fish (or Crab Cakes!), I always make a cup or two extra so I can play a bit.  Earlier this month I had made a Pimento Cheese Dip.  This is the same dip, simply changing a cup of Mayonnaise in that recipe to a cup of the Creole remoulade Sauce.

The Remoulade Cheese Dip is terrific as a dip (Just add Fritos Scoops).  But I really think this recipe shines as a spread to make a wonderful Toasted Cheese Sandwich.

Just add Soup, spread the cheese dip and a couple minutes under the broiler (or in a grill) and done!  Great Appetizer for any Cajun themed dinner party!

Happy Mardi Gras!

OK... Here's what I did...

Pimento Cheese 

Dip and SPREAD!

  • 1 Large Red Pepper, small dice
  • Drizzle of Olive Oil
  • 1 Cup Remoulade Sauce
  • 16 Ounces Smoked Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese, freshly shredded
Cooking Directions
  1. Spread diced red peppers in a single layer on a parchment paper lined baking sheet, drizzle Olive Oil and a pinch of salt and pepper over the peppers
  2. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
  3. Remove peppers from the oven and allow to cool.
  4. Mix with all remaining ingredients
  5. Serve at room temperature as a dip, spread on a cracker for an appetizer ... or make a very unique version of a open Faced Toasted Cheese Sandwich
  6. And ENJOY!!!
Grab a bag of Fritos Scoops and you have a fast easy unique dip.  Slather some on a piece of toasted bread, heat under a broiler for a couple of minutes and you have a WONDERFUL Open Faced Toasted Cheese Sandwich.


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