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Pepper jack cheese

What is pepper jack cheese? About the ingredient pepper jack cheese. Including 22 recipes with pepper jack cheese, and where to find it.


Pepper jack cheese  is a derivative of Monterey Jack that includes spicy hot peppers for flavor.

Spicy, delicate and buttery, pepper jack cheese is semi-soft and open textured with a slightly tart flavor.

Pepper jack is often used as an alternative cheese in dishes such as quesadillas, and also eaten with bread or crackers. The name was made popular by the Rumiano Cheese Company.

A variation of pepper jack cheese involves using specific peppers. The most common varieties of this specific-pepper jack cheese are jalapeño jack and habanero jack, but other varieties are available.

Where found

Pepper jack cheese is usually found in the cheeses section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

In Chinese:辣椒插孔奶酪
British (UK) term: Pepper jack cheese
en français:poivre prise fromage
en español:queso pepper jack

Recipes using pepper jack cheese

There are 22 recipes that contain this ingredient.

Quinoa and Arugula Salad with Pears, Walnuts, Dried Fruits, and Jack Cheese
Southwest Grilled Chicken Salad

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