Super simple homemade pimento cheese

This Southern staple is well worth making yourself.

Pimento cheese is a Southern favorite that is surprisingly easy to make yourself. We took this classic dish and added monterey jack for a more mild flavor that you’re going to love!


  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, hand shredded
  • 4 ounces monterey jack cheese, hand shredded
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup diced pimentos
  • 1/4 tsp seasoning salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper


  1. Hand shred cheddar and monterey jack cheese.
  2. In a bowl, mix together softened cream cheese and cheddar cheese.
  3. Add additional ingredients and stir until combined.
  4. Chill in refrigerator for one hour.

If you’re looking to take this recipe a step further, give this a try!

Pimento Cheese-Stuffed Burgers

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