Diva Tasting: Pimento Cheese Recipes…

Pimento Cheese Recipes

Creamy Pimento Cheese


1 (2 Pound) Loaf Processed Cheese Food (Such As Velveeta®), Cut Into 8 Pieces

2 (7 Ounce) Jars Pimento Peppers, Drained And Chopped

¼ Cup Tarragon Vinegar

¼ Cup Mayonnaise

¼ Cup Unsalted Butter

¼ Cup White Sugar


Step 1 Combine cheese food, pimento peppers, tarragon vinegar, mayonnaise, butter, and sugar in a large saucepan or Dutch oven over low-heat; cook, stirring occasionally, until the cheese and butter are melted completely, about 20 minutes.

Step 2 Pour mixture into sealable containers and refrigerate at least 4 hours before serving. Serve with crackers or as grilled pimento sandwiches.

Southern n Girl Pimento Cheese


4 Cups Shredded Extra-Sharp Cheddar Cheese

8 Ounces Cream Cheese, Softened

1 Cup Mayonnaise

¼ Teaspoon Garlic Powder

¼ Teaspoon Ground Cayenne Pepper (Optional)

¼ Teaspoon Onion Powder

1 Jalapeno Pepper, Seeded And Minced (Optional)

1 (4 Ounce) Jar Diced Pimento, Drained

Kosher Salt And Black Pepper To Taste


Step 1 Place the Cheddar cheese, cream cheese, mayonnaise, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, onion powder, minced jalapeno, and pimento into the large bowl of a mixer. Beat at medium speed, with paddle if possible, until thoroughly combined. Season to taste with salt and black pepper. Serve with crackers or as grilled pimento sandwiches.

Ham N Cheese Pimento


1 Cup Diced Ham (Optional)

1 (8 Ounce) Package Cream Cheese, Softened

¼ Cup Sour Cream

¼ Cup Mayonnaise

¼ Cup Grated White Onion

1 (10 Ounce) Can Diced Tomatoes With Green Chile Peppers (Such As Ro*Tel®)

½ Teaspoon Garlic Powder

Kosher Salt And Ground Black Pepper To Taste

2 Cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese


Step 1 Stir together the cream cheese, sour cream, and mayonnaise until smooth. Add the grated onion, the drained tomatoes with green chilies, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Stir in the Cheddar cheese add ham. Refrigerate until set, at least 2 hours. Serve with crackers or as grilled pimento sandwiches.


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