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mama's pimento cheese

(1 rating)
Recipe by
MiMi Marshall
Richardson, TX

My mother taught me to make this when I was a child. I have modified it a bit over the years, but it's something that is requested if the group knows I am going to be contributing to the refreshments. When my 4 adult kids are around, this is the first request! Enjoy!

(1 rating)
yield 10 to 20
prep time 20 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For mama's pimento cheese

  • 2 lb
    colby jack or sharp cheddar cheese, finely grated (i use ready grated)
  • 4 oz
    diced pimentos with juice
  • 4 oz
    old el paso chopped or diced mild green chiles with juice
  • 1 pt
    hellmans real mayonnaise

How To Make mama's pimento cheese

  • 1
    Mix all together in large bowl. Adjust mayonnaise to desired consistency for spreading. Spread on your favorite bread and enjoy!
  • 2
    This will serve a group (makes about 20 sandwiches) To adjust down, use 1 lb. cheese and the small jar of pimentos and small can of green chiles.