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2 cups coarsely grated sharp yellow cheddar cheese – MUST BE FRESHLY GRATED
1/2 cup finely chopped drained pimentos
1 tablespoon pimento juice (from the jar)
4 tablespoons mayonnaise (or cut with 2 tablespoons thick Greek yogurt)
4 oz cream cheese, optional but makes it creamier
1 jalapeno, diced, optional
Shred cheese. In a large bowl of a food processor mix everything together. The spread can be made 3 days ahead. Cover; chill. Serve on whole wheat sandwich bread or dip with crackers or pretzels.