Quick and Easy Pimento Cheese

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  • Published Jul 20th
  • Ready In5m
  • Servings8
  • Calories316
I just threw this together one day for a party where I knew there wouldn't be any sandwiches for us non meat eaters. Definitely not for the Vegan. This is a quick and yummy alternative to store bought pimento cheese spread.

Quick and Easy Pimento Cheese Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Quick and Easy Pimento Cheese for 8 servings:

  • 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups shredded Colby cheese
  • 2 (4 ounce) jars diced pimento peppers, drained
  • 1/2 (16 ounce) jar creamy salad dressing (e.g. Miracle Whip)
  • salt and pepper to taste

Quick and Easy Pimento Cheese Cooking Instructions

  • Prep5m
  • Cook-
  • Ready In5m

To cook Quick and Easy Pimento Cheese, you need about 5 minutes of preparation time. The following are the steps to cook Quick and Easy Pimento Cheese easily:

  1. 1 In a medium bowl combine Cheddar cheese, Colby cheese, pimentos, creamy salad dressing, salt and pepper. Add more or less creamy salad dressing to achieve desired texture. Mix well.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 316 calories; 26 grams of fat; 6.2 grams of carbohydrates; 14.1 grams of protein; 66 milligrams of cholesterol; 583 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Feb 26th 2007

    Southerners use real Mayo, like Duke's or Hellman's. this calls for more pimiento than needed, use half as much. Adding a little cayenne is great, too.

  2. Feb 9th 2007

    I've tried lots of recipes, but this one is closest to the best! I replaced one cup of the Colby cheese with one cup of Monterrey Jack w/ jalapenos in it. It gave it a great little spicy k ...

  3. Jan 12th 2007

    Great stuff. We use mayo instead of miracle whip and eat it with toasted french bread slices. Also, we add jalepenos to spice it up sometimes. And, my favorite - grill it like a grilled c ...

  4. Nov 20th 2006

    This is great. Down south we love our Dukes Mayo and it taste great in this. For Halloween, I used a cookie cutter and cut out round slices of pumpernickle bread. I spread the pimento cheese ...

  5. Oct 24th 2005

    delicious! a little heavy on the pimento's. next time I'll just use one jar. I also recommend running the pimento's through a chopper to make them a little finer.

  6. Jul 28th 2005

    This was very delicious! My husband wanted me to buy the store brand, and was skeptical when I said I was making it from scratch. Of course, HE LOVED IT, and couldn't get enough. We took ...

  7. Jul 9th 2005

    Awesome recipe. I used up several different kinds of shredded cheese I had on hand and everyone loved it. Said it was better than the deli and I had to give the recipe to everyone

  8. Apr 20th 2005

    Mom's recipe, with the exception of the Colby (she used all cheddar). Wonderful comfort food. This is also good with thin bread as hors d'oeurves...just make the sandwich as usual, add a bit ...

  9. Dec 20th 2002

    Yesterday I purchased a quart of Pimento Cheese from the local Fresh Market for a party. It cost me $15.00! It was good but I thought I can do better for less! Besides I still needed more ...