Peppy Pimento Grilled Cheese

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Lori Frazee

By
@BarnGoddessBBQ

I confess, I'm a cheese monger, OK I don't deal in it, but I LOVE IT!!!! All of it! And when I think about good ol' Southern cheese, I think about Pimento Cheese. So I put my own spicy twist on it, and you guessed, to the grill I go!!! Remember, girls can grill too!!! I'm making this as a sandwich, but this peppy pimento cheese makes a great spread or appetizer dip as well

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This is a really snappy grilled cheese sandwich! I have long enjoyed grilled pimento cheese sandwiches at a local restaurant, but this one steps it up several notches. There is just enough heat in this to make you take notice but not enough to set you on fire. A great grilled sandwich. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★☆ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12-16
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

  • 8 oz
    freshly shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 8 oz
    freshly shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 4 oz
    pimentos
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped jalapenos
  • 1/4 c
    crumble feta cheese
  • 1/4 c
    cottage cheese
  • 1/4 c
    mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp
    fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 2
    pieces multigrain bread per person
  • ·
    olive oil or butter for both side of bread
  • 2 Tbsp
    fire roasted salsa

How to Make Peppy Pimento Grilled Cheese

Step-by-Step

  1. Shred your cheese
    Note: keep it cold, so work fast, so it won't gum up.
  2. In a large bowl place all you ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  3. Lightly oil or butter both sides of the bread to be grilled.
  4. Grill one side of the bread until golden brown. Flip it over, and spread pimento mix on each of the browned side of the bread.
  5. Place on grill or hot skillet, uncooked, oiled side down, until toasted to your desired doneness.
  6. Place the two sides together, slice and serve with a fresh salad or a side of fruit. I love a light style pasta salad with this sandwich.

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