Smoked Almond Cheddar
Start soaking those almonds! This delicious Smoked Almond Cheddar Spread from This Cheese is Nuts! is quick and easy to make, and it’s sure to be a crowd pleaser!
½ to ¾
pimientos from a jar, plus ½ to ¾ cup packing liquid
smoked sea salt
Rinse the almonds well. Place them in water in a medium bowl. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Drain the almonds. In the bowl of a food processor, place the almonds, pimientos, nutritional yeast, salt, garlic powder, and ¼ cup pimiento liquid. Process until the mixture is well incorporated.
Remove the lid and test the cheese for texture and salt content. If you want a smoother spread, add pimiento liquid in small increments and process again. Add more salt if needed.
Serve this with crackers and fresh pears.