Quick and Easy Pimento Cheese

Quick and Easy Pimento Cheese


"I just threw this together one day for a party where I knew there wouldn't be any sandwiches for us non meat eaters. Definitely not for the Vegan. This is a quick and yummy alternative to store bought pimento cheese spread."


5 m servings 316 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 316 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 26 g
  • 40%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.2g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 14.1 g
  • 28%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 66 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 583 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl combine Cheddar cheese, Colby cheese, pimentos, creamy salad dressing, salt and pepper. Add more or less creamy salad dressing to achieve desired texture. Mix well.
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  1. 75 Ratings


Southerners use real Mayo, like Duke's or Hellman's. this calls for more pimiento than needed, use half as much. Adding a little cayenne is great, too.

Yesterday I purchased a quart of Pimento Cheese from the local Fresh Market for a party. It cost me $15.00! It was good but I thought I can do better for less! Besides I still needed more pim...

I've tried lots of recipes, but this one is closest to the best! I replaced one cup of the Colby cheese with one cup of Monterrey Jack w/ jalapenos in it. It gave it a great little spicy kick....

delicious! a little heavy on the pimento's. next time I'll just use one jar. I also recommend running the pimento's through a chopper to make them a little finer.

This was very delicious! My husband wanted me to buy the store brand, and was skeptical when I said I was making it from scratch. Of course, HE LOVED IT, and couldn't get enough. We took it w...

This is great. Down south we love our Dukes Mayo and it taste great in this. For Halloween, I used a cookie cutter and cut out round slices of pumpernickle bread. I spread the pimento cheese ins...

Mom's recipe, with the exception of the Colby (she used all cheddar). Wonderful comfort food. This is also good with thin bread as hors d'oeurves...just make the sandwich as usual, add a bit of ...

Awesome recipe. I used up several different kinds of shredded cheese I had on hand and everyone loved it. Said it was better than the deli and I had to give the recipe to everyone

Great stuff. We use mayo instead of miracle whip and eat it with toasted french bread slices. Also, we add jalepenos to spice it up sometimes. And, my favorite - grill it like a grilled chees...