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Hot Pimento Cheese Dip is a delicious twist on the classic pimento cheese recipe, taking it to dip form. Get this family-favorite recipe!

Hot Pimento Cheese Dip is a delicious twist on the classic pimento cheese recipe, taking it to dip form. Get this family-favorite recipe! // addapinch.com

I’ve mentioned before about my love for pimento cheese. Creamy and smooth with just a bit of a kick from the pimentos, it is a southern favorite that you’ll find served at everything from simple family afternoon snacks to wedding showers or at the nicest of dinner parties. It’s quiet a versatile dish to have in your recipe box.

As a matter of fact, a while back while we were in Asheville, we ate Tupelo Honey for dinner and were served a warm pimento cheese dip for our appetizer. Let me tell you now, there was not a smidgen of that dip left in the bowl. They probably could have gotten by without even washing that bowl we had it so clean. But I’m absolutely sure they wash all of their bowls, even though the pimento cheese dip bowls come back amazingly clean.

We all loved it so much I couldn’t wait to get home and make something similar.

Here’s how I made mine.

Add 8 ounces of shredded cheddar cheese to a bowl.

Some mayonnaise. It’s kinda hard to have good pimento cheese without some mayonnaise in the mix.

Now add some Dijon mustard.

Some dry mustard goes in next.

Now comes the salt

and then the pepper.

and the absolutely required ingredient of pimentos.

To spice it up a bit, throw in the jalapeno peppers. Oh me, oh my, these make it so yummy.

Just look at all that goodness! Mix it all until well-combined and pour into a microwave or oven safe bowl. Microwave in intervals of about 15 seconds for about 30 seconds or so until just melted. Be careful to not overheat.

Serve with chips and watch it disappear!

5 from 1 vote

Hot Pimento Cheese Dip

Appetizers 15 mins

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Servings 6
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Author Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch
Hot Pimento Cheese Dip is a delicious twist on the classic pimento cheese recipe, taking it to dip form. Get this family-favorite recipe!

Ingredients  

  • 8 ounces cheddar cheese shredded
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons jalapeno chopped
  • ½ cup pimento

Instructions 

  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Pour into a microwave-safe dish and microwave for about 20 seconds, or until hot.
  • Serve warm with tortilla chips or your favorite vegetable sticks such as celery, asparagus, or cucumbers.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 493mg | Potassium: 86mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 861IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 295mg | Iron: 1mg

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Originally published April 2011. Republished September 2015.

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  1. I was thinking about making pimento cheese dip for our birthday party on Sunday. Now I KNOW I will have to make HOT pimento cheese dip.

  2. I love cheese dip and of course Pimento Cheese. I can’t wait to make this recipe and eat it all by myself. I got a lot of people hooked on putting Pimento cheese on a grilled burger or hotdog last year on the 4th of July

    Thank for sharing this recipe

    Karla

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