Creamy Pimento Cheese

1
Paula Todora

By
@ptodora

Creamy and rich, full of flavor-it's my favorite recipe for pimento cheese-a true southern favorite.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
5 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

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  • 1 c
    medium cheddar or longhorn cheese, grated
  • 3/4 c
    monterey jack cheese, grated
  • 1/2 c
    sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2/3 c
    real mayonnaise (not salad dressing-i use duke's)
  • 4 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 4 Tbsp
    diced pimentos, drained
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/8 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp
    onion powder (optional-i use a tiny dash)

How to Make Creamy Pimento Cheese

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix cheeses in a large bowl and add mayonnaise and cream cheese. Mix by hand until thoroughly combined.
  2. Add pimentos and seasonings and mix. Add more mayonnaise if too dry. Serve on bread as a sandwich, or as a dip or snack on celery. Refrigerate leftovers.

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About Creamy Pimento Cheese

Course/Dish: Other Salads, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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