Cookbook:Pimento Cheese Spread

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Pimento Cheese Spread
Category Cheese recipes
Servings 12
Time 20 minutes
Difficulty Very Easy



  1. Mix ingredients thoroughly.
  2. Store in well sealed container in refrigerator.

Tips, Notes, and Variations[edit]

  • Jalapeños are definitely optional.

Alternate recipe:[edit]


  • 1 7-ounce jar roasted red peppers or pimentos
  • 1 pound sharp or extra sharp cheddar cheese, coarsely grated
  • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ⅝ cup mayonnaise


  1. Drain and chop red peppers (or pimentos).
  2. Toss peppers with grated cheese.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk lemon juice and mayonnaise together.
  4. Pour liquid mix over cheese mixture and mix until well blended.
  5. Keep refrigerated.