Jim C’s Favorite Pimento Cheese

This recipe has just the right amount of spice, and just the right amount of creamy.

Original recipe makes 2 cups


8 ounces extra sharp Cheddar cheese, grated
8 ounces processed cheese food (such as Velveeta®), cubed
1 cup mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (such as Tabasco®)
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 (4 ounce) jar pimentos, drained
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1 red chile pepper, seeded and chopped

  • PREP

    10 mins


    8 hrs 10 mins


  1. Place the Cheddar cheese, processed cheese, mayonnaise, pepper sauce, onion, Worcestershire sauce, pimentos, pecans, and red chile pepper in a food processor. Blend until smooth. Chill overnight for flavors to blend.


Calories: 432 kcal
Carbohydrates: 6.4 g
Cholesterol: 62 mg
Fat: 40.5 g
Fiber: 0.8 g
Protein: 13 g
Sodium: 700 mg