Pimento Cheese Toasts with Cajun-Style Spices

Pimento Cheese Toasts

with Cajun-Style Spices

15 MIN
$6.99 Serves 2-4
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From the Test Kitchen

Every week we're bringing you a selection of Add-ons—a mix of our favorite appetizers, sides, and desserts that you can add to your box and fill out your table. For this appetizer, you'll be making pimento cheese (a beloved Southern spread that at its simplest, features a combo of grated cheese, mayonnaise, and pickled peppers) with an added twist of Cajun-style spices—perfect for topping golden brown pullman toast.
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  • Nutrition
    PER SERVING
  • Calories
    640 Cals (est.)
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Pimento Cheese Toasts with Cajun-Style Spices
Title
  • 4 slices Sourdough Pullman Bread
  • ¼ cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 oz White Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 oz Monterey Jack Cheese
  • 1 oz Sweety Drop Peppers
  • 1 Tbsp Cajun Spice Blend (Smoked Paprika, Ground Yellow Mustard, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Whole Dried Oregano, Whole Dried Thyme & Cayenne Pepper)
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1 Make the toasts

Place an oven rack in the center of the oven; preheat to 450°F. Using a serrated knife, cut off and discard the crusts of the bread; cut diagonally into 4 equal-sized triangles. Place the bread pieces on a sheet pan; drizzle with olive oil and turn to coat. Toast in the oven 8 to 10 minutes, or until lightly browned. Remove from the oven.

2 Make the pimento cheese & serve your dish

Meanwhile, grate the cheddar and monterey jack on the large side of a box grater. In a bowl, combine the grated cheeses, mayonnaise, half the spice blend (you will have extra), and peppers. Season with salt and pepper. Serve the toasts with the pimento cheese on the side. Top the toasts with the cheese as desired. Enjoy!

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1 Make the toasts

Place an oven rack in the center of the oven; preheat to 450°F. Using a serrated knife, cut off and discard the crusts of the bread; cut diagonally into 4 equal-sized triangles. Place the bread pieces on a sheet pan; drizzle with olive oil and turn to coat. Toast in the oven 8 to 10 minutes, or until lightly browned. Remove from the oven.

2 Make the pimento cheese & serve your dish

Meanwhile, grate the cheddar and monterey jack on the large side of a box grater. In a bowl, combine the grated cheeses, mayonnaise, half the spice blend (you will have extra), and peppers. Season with salt and pepper. Serve the toasts with the pimento cheese on the side. Top the toasts with the cheese as desired. Enjoy!

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