Creamy Pimento Cheese

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Paula Todora
from Granbury, TX

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

serves 8
prep time 5 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 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)
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How To Make

  • 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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