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Homemade Pimento Cheese is a classic Southern dip recipe that is a staple in any recipe box. Super easy to make and ready in just ten minutes!

Easy Homemade Pimento Cheese

  • Author: Melissa Riker
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Total Time: 10
  • Yield: 16 1x
  • Category: appetizer
  • Method: none
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Homemade Pimento Cheese is a classic Southern dip recipe that is a staple in any recipe box. Super easy to make and ready in just ten minutes!


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Ingredients

  • 16 oz Cheddar Cheese, sharp, grated
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 4 oz can pimentos, with liquid
  • 1½ cup sour cream
  • ½teaspoon salt
  • ½teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce

Instructions

  1. In a mixer combine sour cream, mayonnaise, and pimentos with liquid until combined.
  2. Add hot sauce, salt and pepper.
  3. Stir in cream cheese and grated cheese until just blended.
  4. Refrigerate until serving.

Notes

  • Use freshly shredded Cheddar if possible. Preshredded cheeses have a powdery coating to keep them from sticking that can affect the consistency of the Pimento Cheese.
  • Pimentos are found jarred at the grocery store, usually near the olives.
  • Keep this homemade pimento cheese in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup

Keywords: pimento cheese

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