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Easy Pimiento Cheese

Every good Southerner has their own easy pimiento cheese recipe. It's wonderful on crackers, in a sandwich with a fresh summer tomato, inside a grilled cheese sandwich or plain with some crackers. —Josh Carter, Birmingham, Alabama
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    16 servings


  • 1-1/3 cups mayonnaise
  • 2 jars (4 ounces each) pimiento strips, chopped
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 block (8 ounces) sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 block (8 ounces) extra-sharp cheddar cheese, shredded


  • In a large bowl, combine first 5 ingredients. Add cheeses and stir to combine. Refrigerated, covered, at least 1 hour.
Nutrition Facts
1/4 cup: 238 calories, 23g fat (7g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 286mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 7g protein.

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