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Pimento Cheese

Posted by Peggy on August 4, 2010

Pimento Cheese
Recipe: Pimento Cheese


  • 1/2 pound extra sharp Cheddar cheese, freshly grated
  • 1/3-1/2 cup your favorite mayonnaise (homemade mayonnaise recipe below)
  • 2-3 tablespoons diced pimentos with juice
  • 2 tablespoons minced scallions
  • Worcestershire sauce


  1. Combine 1/3 cup mayonnaise with a dash Worcestershire sauce. Stir in 1 tablespoon scallion and 2 tablespoons of pimentos with juice and combine.
  2. Stir in Cheddar. Add additional mayonnaise, Worcestershire and pimentos to taste.
  3. Refrigerate 3 hours to allow flavors to combine. May be made up to 48 hours in advance of serving.

Time: 15 minutes

Number of servings (yield): 2 cups (4-6 single-layered sandwiches)

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Recipe: *Homemade Mayonnaise Ingredients


  • 3 large eggs
  • 3 cups canola or vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Dash Worcestershire Sauce
  • Cayenne pepper


  1. Place eggs in food processor bowl or blender. Add 1/4 cup oil.
  2. Turn on processor or blender and slowly pour remainder of oil into bowl, in a slow, steady stream. Turn off processor and add lemon juice and Worcestershire sauce to bowl. Pulse to combine, and add kosher salt and additional Worcestershire and cayenne to taste. Refrigerate until ready to use.
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