Popular Burger Toppings | Pimento Cheese Recipe

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Popular Burger Toppings | Pimento Cheese Recipe – A wonderful blend of cheese, mayonnaise, and pimentos my Pimento Cheese Recipe is perfect for burgers, and grilled cheese, as well as a spread or dip! My grandmother’s super simple recipe is smooth, creamy, flavorful, and very versatile!

Pimento Cheese in bowl

I am so glad that warmer weather is finally here and we can get outside and grill. Our favorite food to grill is the All-American hamburger! Burgers just never go out of style! Don’t you love that every area of the country does it a little differently?!

Popular Burger Toppings | Pimento Cheese Recipe

Here in the Southern U.S., you’ll find fried onion rings, fried green tomatoes, fried pickles or jalapenos, chili, and, of course, bacon on our burgers. You may even find all of these on the same burger!

We love Pimento Cheese on our burgers! What is Pimento Cheese you ask? It’s a spread made with cheese, mayonnaise, and pimentos. Those three ingredients are the basic components of Pimento Cheese, then there are all kinds of different

I prefer this basic Pimento Cheese on my burger. This is my grandmother’s classic pimento cheese recipe using processed cheese. It’s smooth and creamy and melts beautifully over a hot burger!

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Pimento Cheese Recipe

Processed cheese shreds much easier when it’s very cold! A 8 ounce block of processed cheese will yield just over 2 cups shredded. Use this Pimento Cheese recipe on sandwiches, burgers, as a dip or spread.
Author: Paula
5 from 14 votes
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 8 servings


  • 8 ounce processed cheese shredded
  • ½ cup mayonaise
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 4 ounces chopped pimentos drained


  • In a medium-sized bowl, add all the ingredients.
  • Gently stir together until combined. I prefer to chill it, but you can serve it immediately.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.


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Calories: 204kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 565mg | Potassium: 60mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 679IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 296mg | Iron: 1mg
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  1. 5 stars
    I made this today. Thought of my Dad who loved Pimiento cheese so much he made his own homemade. Wishing I could remember the recipe. It was a hit relaxing at the pool on Savoritz crisp crackers as an afternoon snack. So simple to stir up.

  2. 5 stars
    I love pimento cheese, and on a burger? What a great idea. I never thought it before but it was delicious and this recipe was so easy! Thanks.

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