Great Pimento Cheese

Great Pimento Cheese


"I guarantee this will be the best pimento cheese you have ever tasted. You should cover it and refrigerate for a few hours to let it set up, but I usually can't wait that long to eat it! "


15 m servings 142 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 142 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 13.1 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.7g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 4.9 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 33 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 245 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Stir together the cream cheese, sour cream, and mayonnaise until smooth. Add the grated onion, the drained tomatoes with green chilies, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Stir in the Cheddar cheese. Refrigerate until set, at least 2 hours.
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  1. 11 Ratings


It's reasonably good, but why call it Pimento (pimiento?) Cheese when it doesn't contain any pimiento at all?

Wow! what a recipe. Soooooooo good and low carb too! I finely chopped 2 jalapenos (less seeds) to kick it up. Great on crackers or as a sandwich. Thanks

The recipe itself is good but it has two major problems. It is NOT pimento cheese or at least nothing that I've ever recognized as pimento cheese. That however is not why I docked the star. I...

The first batch I made with the white onion and thought it was way too strong. The second batch, I added a bunch of green onions, chopped. This recipe goes together in about 5 minutes and it i...

The fact many questioned this recipe does not actually call for pimento is moot, it tastes just like traditional pimento cheese only pumped up a bit (there are peppers in the Rotel, and it is a ...

where are the pimentos?

this was really easy, it was very good for stuffing celery. i didn't use onion.

This was an excellent and tasty recipe. I noticed that other reviews asked why there was no pimento in this recipe, and all you had to do was read what was in the recipe to figure that out. It w...

I wouldn't call this Pimento Cheese but it sure is good!! I used fat-free and low-fat ingredients when I made it. Made it initially to stuff into mini peppers for Super Bowl but also stuffed c...