Classic Pimiento Cheese

Justin Chapple's Classic Pimiento Cheese is easy to whip up by hand, but you can always use a food processor to gently pulse all of the ingredients together. Be careful not to over-mix them; the cheese and peppers add nice texture to the dip. Slideshow: More Pimiento Cheese Recipes 

Total Time:
10 mins
2 cups


  • 8 ounces yellow cheddar, finely shredded (2 cups)

  • One 4-ounce jar pimientos, drained and chopped

  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise

  • 2 tablespoons finely grated onion

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Tabasco

  • Kosher salt


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the cheddar cheese with the pimientos, mayonnaise, onion and Tabasco. Stir until well incorporated. Season with salt.

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