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5 from 6 votes

THE BEST PIMIENTO CHEESE

Hands down the Best Pimiento Cheese ever made. A southern staple! It's all about good cheese and the right combination of ingredients!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Best Pimento Cheese
Servings: 16
Calories: 142kcal
Author: Brandie @ The Country Cook

Ingredients

  • 3 oz cream cheese softened to room temp.
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp hot sauce (optional)
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp dried mustard
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (4 oz) jar diced pimiento (drained well)
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded colby cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Optional: 2 tbsp sliced green onion

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, apple cider vinegar, hot sauce, sugar, dried mustard, salt and pepper.
  • Then stir in green onion (if using).¬†Finally, stir in shredded cheese and drained pimientos until fully coated with mayonnaise mixture.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and put into the refrigerator to chill for at least 8 hours. This helps the flavors really come together.
  • Then dig in! Serve on crackers or sandwiches or stir into grits (yum!)

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Nutrition

Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 267mg | Potassium: 36mg | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 166mg | Iron: 0.2mg