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Pimento Cheese Sandwiches & Bacon,Basil & Tomato Sandwiches

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When you're in need of the perfect finger food to serve at a luncheon or picnic during the summer you must try these two most delicious sandwiches. They're very easy to put together and your guests will absolutely love them.
  White bread slices 16
Pimento sandwich
  Softened cream cheese 3 Ounce
  Mayonaisse 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Diced pimientos 7 Ounce, juice drained
  Sharp cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), grated
  Monetary-jack cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), grated
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1 Pinch
  Cayenne 1 Pinch
Bacon, basil and tomato sandwich
  Mayonnaise 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon zest 2 Teaspoon
  Basil leaves 2
  Tomato slice 1
  Bacon slice 1 , cooked, torn

1. Cut white bread slices into circles.

1. In a mixing bowl, put cream cheese, using an electric beater, blend until frothy.
2. Add the rest of the ingredients for pimento cheese sandwich, blend to get a smooth texture.
3. Place a spoonful of the mixture on a bread slice and cap it with another slice, trim the sides.
4. In a small mixing jar, place mayonnaise, add lemon zest and mix.
5. On the circular bread slices, spread the mayonnaise and lemon zest mixture.
6. On one of the slice, place tomato slice, basil leaves, and bacon slice pieces, cap with the other slice.

7. Serve as a finger food. Kids will love this.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
South American
Summer, Party
High Protein, Low Sugar
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
If you are not a cook and still wish to host a party, here is a recipe that requires no heat, yet it’s a staple that would be filling and it’s easy to make. Chef Scott is at his sister's place and he is showing Traditional Pimento Cheese Sandwiches recipe to his sister. The only equipment he uses is a blender to cream the ingredients. Apply over white breads and the sandwich is ready.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 524 Calories from Fat 360

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g63.1%

Saturated Fat 10.2 g51.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 70.6 mg23.5%

Sodium 750.1 mg31.3%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g7.9%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g5.9%

Sugars 1.5 g

Protein 12 g23.4%

Vitamin A 16.3% Vitamin C 23.7%

Calcium 24.7% Iron 2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

1 Comment

Jean at The Delightful Repast's picture
I occasionally have a "big" pimento cheese sandwich, but more often I trim the crusts and cut it into little tea sandwiches. Mmmm ... pimento cheese sandwiches and nice cup of strong tea ...
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