22 Recipes with Pimento Cheese

By: Toby Kuhnke, Editor, FaveSouthernRecipes.com
22 Recipes with Pimento Cheese

Pimento is a uniquely Southern cheese dip with some great Southern spice to it. If you just can’t get enough of this delicious cheese spread, try out these 22 Recipes with Pimento Cheese! Typically pimento is eaten as a part of a a dip, but it can also be used as a sauce on a burger or in a casserole. Whether it’s a topping for a sandwich or a filling for an appetizer, it undoubtedly will add tons of great Southern spice to whatever you put it on.
These recipes feature the best uses of pimento around.Most commonly, these dips feature a Cheddar cheese and pimento base, but the rest of the ingredients can vary to include everything from jalapenos and peppers to everyone’s favorite ingredient -- cream cheese. Often jokingly referred to as the caviar of the South, this spicy cheese dip might not be the fanciest thing around, but it has some knock-your-socks-off flavor, and once you try it, you won’t be able to stop eating it. Any Southerner knows that a picnic is never complete without some pimento, so grab your picnic blanket, some crackers, and this delicious dip, and enjoy a nice summer picnic!

Dips and Spreads with Pimento

The Southern essential for any potluck is pimento cheese dip. Here are seven fabulous recipes, each with their own take on what exactly should go into a pimento cheese recipe. Give each of these a try and then make your own version of this Southern dip. Whether you serve it with chips or spread it on a sandwich, this appetizer will put a smile on the faces of everyone who tries it!

Pimento Appetizers and Snacks

If you’re bored with boring old pimento cheese dip or you simply have some leftover pimento that you don’t want to waste, try some of these six recipes for appetizers and snacks that all include a little pimento cheese twist. While pimento cheese is great by itself, the complexity of its flavors can turn a normal appetizer recipe into a beautiful Southern creation.

Other Southern Pimento Dishes

Pimento is so versatile that just eating it on some crackers is never enough. Try these recipes for dishes that all feature this spicy dip. The possibilities are endless! From sandwiches and burgers to casseroles and funeral potatoes, these recipes will make you fall in love with pimento cheese dip all over again. You might just find yourself making some more dip just to try out these recipes.

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