Fancy Pimento Cheese

Fancy Pimento Cheese

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"I had the best pimento cheese at a resort in North Carolina and replicated it in my kitchen. Tastes great with flatbread crackers, topped with chow chow and a slice of pickled okra! Try it!"
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10 m servings 220 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 220 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 19.7 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.3g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 9.6 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 48 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 328 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Using the smallest holes of a box grater, grate half the Cheddar cheese. Grate the remaining Cheddar cheese on the next larger size holes.
  2. Stir together the Cheddar cheese, chives, roasted red pepper, cream cheese, pickle juice, mayonnaise, hot pepper sauce, and black pepper in a bowl until evenly combined.



I used mild cheddar cheese and this was pretty tasty. I am just not a Tabasco girl so the smell was a little off-putting. I'm sure it makes a ton if you follow the full recipe. I cut it down to ...

Pretty good. Next time I won't use my kitchenaid to mix - you could no longer see the little bits of cheddar suspended in cream cheese. Perhaps a bit of lemon juice or something tangy and a pinc...

I just made this and it is very good. I would recommend using a high quality cheddar cheese.

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