2000s Recipes + Menus
Pimento Cheese Toasts
- Active Time:20 min
- Start to Finish:25 min
- 10 oz extra-sharp Cheddar, coarsely grated (4 cups; see cooks' note, below)
- 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
- 3/4 cup mayonnaise (preferably homemade)
- 1/4 cup finely diced bottled roasted red pepper (rinse and pat dry first)
- 1 baguette
Stir together all ingredients, except baguette, plus 1/8 teaspoon pepper and salt to taste.
Slice baguette crosswise 1/3 inch thick and spread bread thickly with cheese mixture. Broil 5 to 6 inches from heat until cheese is bubbling and browned, about 2 minutes.
Cheese spread can be made 3 days ahead and chilled, covered.