Skinny Pimento Cheese

Phyllis Gesch


My husband was never a fan of store bought pimento cheese spread. I coerced him into trying this homemade version and now he asks me to make it weekly. It's delicious!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This lightened-up version of a classic Southern spread is super yummy. We loved the creamy combination of the light mayo and Greek yogurt. The Greek yogurt adds a very slight tang. It's simple to make and after tasting it you'll never buy store-bought spread again. Great on a sandwich, on top of crackers or dipped into veggies. The Test Kitchen


★★★★★ 3 votes

5 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 1 c
    reduced fat cheddar, grated
  • 2 oz
    Greek yogurt, non-fat
  • 2 Tbsp
    mayonnaise, light
  • 2 oz
    pimentos, chopped (half the jar)
  • 1 pinch

How to Make Skinny Pimento Cheese


  1. Add ingredients to a bowl.
  2. Gently fold all ingredients together. Don't mix it to death, it will ruin the texture of the cheese.
  3. Serve immediately. Keep leftovers refrigerated.

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About Skinny Pimento Cheese

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Collection: Poolside Munchies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #low-fat, #cheddar, #pimento

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