Pimento cheese is a Southern classic. It is made with cheese , mayonnaise, onions, pimentos and seasonings. This recipe has a touch of cayenne for a little kick. It is flavorful and somewhat addictive so watch out!
Typically served as a spread, it is great served on simple crackers or small biscuits as an appetizer. Pimento cheese also makes a great tea sandwich on white bread and a wonderful grilled cheese sandwich.
As for the recipe, it literally only takes minutes to make! The humble ingredients combine to make a very flavorful cheese spread.
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- 4 ounce can pimentos
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1 tablespoon yellow onion, diced small
- ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- ½ teaspoon dried mustard
- ¼ cup cream cheese, softened
- ¼ cup mayonnaise
- 2 cups yellow cheddar cheese shredded
In a medium size bowl, mix the cream cheese and mayonnaise with a fork or an electric mixer until it is smooth. Add the pimentos, Worcestershire sauce, onion, cayenne, mustard and cheddar cheese. Combine well.
Serve with biscuits or crackers.