Pimento Cheese

Pimento Cheese Recipe

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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

How to Make Pimento Cheese

Step-by-Step

  1. Grate the Cheddar by hand or in a food processor.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and stir lightly to mix.
  3. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  4. Serve with crackers.
  5. Recipe notes: I use Duke’s mayonnaise and Kraft Cracker Barrel Aged Reserve for the cheddar.

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About Pimento Cheese

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




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