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nana's pimento cheese

Recipe by
Nancy Sewell
Shawnee, KS

This was my specialty when growing up. Mother always had me grate the cheese and make the concoction. Now I buy the preshredded and mixed cheeses.

yield 4 -8, depending on presentation
prep time 10 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For nana's pimento cheese

  • 4 oz
    diced pimento, drained
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    old bay seasoning
  • 2-3 c
    finely shredded mixed cheeses

How To Make nana's pimento cheese

  • 1
    Stir together pimento, mayo, Worcestershire sauce, onion powder, and Old Bay Seasoning in large bowl. Can add any other seasonings that sound good.
  • 2
    Stir cheeses into pimento mixture until well combined. Store covered in refrigerator up to 1 week.
  • 3
    Can be used as an appetizer with crackers, instead of sliced cheese on grilled sandwiches, toasted in oven on leftover buns or bread.