Southern Pimento Cheese

Southern Pimento Cheese

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QUEENREYNEY 18

"This wonderful version of pimento cheese can be used for grilled cheese sandwiches, as a spread for crackers, or served alongside your favorite fried green tomatoes."

Ingredients

10 m servings 208 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 208 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 19.9 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.1g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 6.3 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 44 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 261 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Place the Cheddar cheese, cream cheese, mayonnaise, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, onion powder, minced jalapeno, and pimento into the large bowl of a mixer. Beat at medium speed, with paddle if possible, until thoroughly combined. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.

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Hey ya'll! Thanks for all the great reviews--I am so flattered! Thanks, also, for not making the recipe completely different than written and then stating how you don't like it. I don't understa...

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All pimento cheese recipes apparently aren't equal. I definitely didn't like the cream cheese in it at all. The garlic was out of place as well. I'll keep trying other recipes, this is not wh...

Hey ya'll! Thanks for all the great reviews--I am so flattered! Thanks, also, for not making the recipe completely different than written and then stating how you don't like it. I don't understa...

This was without a doubt the best pimento cheese I've ever had! I omitted the jalapenos, and bumped up the cayenne a bit since I like my pimento cheese with a bit of a bite to it. Other than t...

This is exactly the way I've always made Pimento Cheese (minus the jalepeno). I took some to work once and 4 people told me it was the best they've ever had. Yum!

First time trying this and I liked the concept. True to form, I increased the cayenne just a little for a longer finish, added a tad of dry mustard, and some worcestershire sauce in the spirit ...

This is really good. A gourmet grocery store by my house used to sell pimento cheese in a jar that was expensive. They used to sample it and it was so good. I had been looking for a recipe to du...

I was raised in the south and just moved to Vegas four years ago. I had no idea that pimento cheese was unheard of out here, so I had to make my own! As is, the recipe is pretty good. I'm gonna'...

If I could give this 10 stars, I would. This is phenomenal! After eating the store bought all my life, I knew there had to be something better than that . I found a guy at a farmer's market who ...

Started making this POSITIVE I had a jar of pimentos in the pantry...sadly, no. This was fabulous w/out them...family gobbled it up...so can only imagine how great it will be when made w/piment...

This stuff is fabulous! I have had people at work bring the ingredients to me and ask me to make it for them. No fewer than half a dozen have asked for the recipe. Once I took some in (had about...