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Homemade Pimento Cheese - This stuff is amazing! So easy to make and 100 times better than the prepacked stuff.
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The Best Homemade Pimento Cheese Recipe

Homemade Pimento Cheese - This stuff is amazing! So easy to make and 100 times better than the prepacked stuff.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dip, Spread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: appetizer, cheese, cheese ball, pimento cheese
Servings: 8
Calories: 258kcal
Author: Don't Sweat The Recipe

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4 ounce jar pimentos, drained
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne (or more if desired)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder

Instructions

  • Use a food processor or hand grate the cheese.
  • In a large bowl, stir pimentos, mayonnaise, cayenne, salt, pepper, garlic, and onion powder until combined.
  • Stir in cheeses until well blended.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

Nutrition

Calories: 258kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 455mg | Potassium: 28mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 325IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 206mg | Iron: 0.2mg