Pimiento Cheese Dip

For a smoky twist on a Southern specialty, use smoked cheddar for bolder flavor in your pimiento cheese dip.

Pimiento Cheese Dip
Photo: Brie Passano
Hands On Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
2 1/3 cups


  • 2 cup smoked cheddar cheese

  • ¾ cup mayonnaise

  • 8 ounce softened cream cheese

  • 1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt

  • Pinch of cayenne pepper

  • 4 ounce diced pimiento

  • crackers and crudites


  1. In a food processor combine 2 cups shredded smoked cheddar, 3/4 cup mayo, 8 oz. softened cream cheese, 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper, 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, and a pinch of cayenne. Stir in 4 oz. diced pimiento, then serve with crackers and crudites.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

243 Calories
24g Fat
2g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 243
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 330mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 7.2mg 36%
Calcium 174mg 13%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Potassium 35mg 1%
Folate, total 2.4mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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