Pimento Cheese Recipe

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Pimento Cheese

Joanne Hendriksen

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@Elizabeth33

Pimento cheese is one of the true joys of Southern food. It is a versatile food, eaten as an appetizer on crackers, as a sandwich on white bread, either plain, toasted, or grilled, and as a burger topping.
This recipe is adapted from one by a legendary Southern chef, the late Bill Neal.

Rick McDaniel-Chef Rick Central Coast CA. chefrick.com


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Serves:
4
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

16 oz
aged white cheddar
1-2 oz
jar diced pimentos, drained
6 Tbsp
mayonnaise
1/2 tsp
chili powder
1/8 tsp
freshly ground pepper
dash
cayenne pepper

Step-By-Step

1Grate the Cheddar by hand or in a food processor.

2Add the rest of the ingredients and stir lightly to mix.

3Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

4Serve with crackers.

5Recipe notes: I use Duke’s mayonnaise and Kraft Cracker Barrel Aged Reserve for the cheddar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy