Southern Pimento Cheese Recipe – A staple spread in Southern home and parties, pimento cheese is a classic! Made with cheddar cheese, pimentos and a secret ingredient, this pimento cheese recipe is always a hit!
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Author: Robyn Stone
1(8-ounce)sharp cheddar cheeseshredded
1(8-ounce)mild cheddar cheeseshredded
1(8-ounce)package cream cheesesoftened
1/4teaspoonfreshly ground black pepper
2-3tablespoonsmayonnaise or Greek yogurtoptional
Cream together cheddar cheese with the softened cream cheese until well combined.
Stir in pimentos and salt and pepper.
If you prefer your pimento cheese to be a bit thinner for spreading, add in optional mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, or liquid from the diced pimentos to preference.
Use pimento cheese as a dip with vegetables, crackers or pretzels or as a spread for sandwiches, burgers, chicken and more!Make-Ahead Instructions: Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week. Optional Ingredients: Add garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper or hot sauce to your preference.