Pimento Cheese Boats

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
20 min 0 min 8
Pimento Cheese Boats
Health Highlights
These pimento cheese boats are the perfect one-handed snack: simple, easy, & tasty. Yes, please!

Ingredients


227 gm Cheddar cheese (block; do not use pre-shredded)
1/2 cup Cottage cheese (2% M.F.)
1/4 onion(s) Sweet onion (grated; about 1 tbsp plus the juices that come with it)
114 gm Roasted red peppers, canned (or pimento peppers; drained and diced)
1 dash Cayenne pepper
454 gm Celery (1 bunch; washed and cut into 3" long sticks )

Instructions


  1. Grate the cheese into a medium bowl. Set aside.
  2. Put the cottage cheese in a blender or mini food processor. Blend until smooth. Add to the cheese.
  3. Stir in the grated onion & juices and red peppers. Stir well to combine. Season with cayenne pepper. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours for flavors to combine.
  4. Slice the celery into about 4 inch sticks. Spread about 1-2 tablespoons of pimento cheese on each celery sticks. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 163
Calories from fat 107
Calories from saturated fat 51
Total Fat 11.8 g
Saturated Fat 5.6 g
Trans Fat 0.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.2 g
Cholesterol 30 mg
Sodium 338 mg
Potassium 220 mg
Total Carbohydrate 5.8 g
Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
Sugars 2.5 g
Protein 9.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Milk Alternative 0.6
Vegetables 1.7

Energy sources


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