Homemade Pimento Cheese
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Homemade Pimento Cheese

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Homemade Pimento Cheese is a favorite in our family and hopefully you will love it as much as we do!

Pimento cheese is a favorite in the south, it’s super easy to make, and simply delicious!

You could serve this with crackers, on a sandwich with just plain white bread, or get a little creative and turn it into a grilled cheese sandwich (YUM).

How to Make Homemade Pimento Cheese

Shredded cheese, mayo, pimentos, kosher salt, garlic powder, and paprika would be the ingredients for the non spicy kid version.

My husband and I add some ground red pepper and hot sauce to ours for a little kick.

And I like mine on the creamier side, you could always add less mayo if you prefer.

Using light mayo is an option here too.

It cuts a few extra calories and tastes just as good in my opinion.

Pimento Cheese Chicken and Biscuits

Just combine and stir until evenly mixed…seriously that’s it!

I store this Homemade Pimento Cheese in a mason jar in the fridge and it’s good for about a week (if it lasts that long 😉 ).

Homemade Pimento Cheese
Homemade Pimento Cheese

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Try this recipe for Pimento Cheese Chicken and Biscuits to turn this homemade pimento cheese spread into a meal!

Simply combine the pimento cheese with some cooked and shredded chicken.

These are store bought biscuits that I cooked in the oven, but they would be even better on homemade biscuits.

Pimento Cheese Chicken and Biscuits

Other dips that you might love…

Fresh and Easy Homemade Salsa

Easily made in the food processor, so very little chopping.

You can can these to stay fresh for months.

Fresh and Easy Homemade Salsa

Cheesy Fiesta Corn Dip

Fiesta Corn Dip

Cranberry Jelly and Goat Cheese Dip

Cranberry Jelly and Goat Cheese Dip

Pimento Goat Cheese Spread

Pimento Goat Cheese Spread

Cheesy Jalapeno Popper Dip

Cheesy Jalapeno Popper Dip

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Homemade Pimento Cheese

An easy to make homemade pimento cheese for crackers or sandwiches

Course Main Course, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Cheese, Cheese Dip, Dip Recipes, Pimento
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 360 kcal
Author Cheri Renee

Ingredients

  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup mayo
  • 4 oz chopped pimentos
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp ground red pepper (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp hot sauce (optional)

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and stir until mixed evenly. Add the ground red pepper and hot sauce if you want it spicy, leave out for non spicy. Serve with crackers or on a sandwich.

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