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Melanie’s Pimento Cheese


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  • 1 lb. sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 to 1 1/2 (2 oz.) jars of pimento, drained
  • 6 to 8 Tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder or to taste
  • 1 Tbsp. hot sauce (Tabasco, Frank’s Redhot Original, etc.)


Servings 1
Adapted from


Step 1

1. Combine the cheese, pimento, mayonnaise, onion, garlic powder and hot sauce in a food processor.
2. Mix until creamy.
3. Serve with crackers or party bread.

*Note:* Have also used white cheddar cheese to make this recipe. Regarding the hot sauce, I usually start with 1 tsp. and add to taste

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