Pimento Cheese Scalloped Potatoes

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Pimento Cheese Scalloped Potatoes is a cheesy potato casserole recipe that your whole family will enjoy. This is seriously the best side dish recipe.

Whether it’s a holiday meal, Sunday supper, or ordinary weeknight this potato side dish will be a welcome addition to the table. It’s the perfect, comforting side dish.

Pimento Cheese Scalloped Potatoes


In the cuisine of the Southern United States, pimento cheese is a spread or relish made with cheese, mayonnaise, and pimentos. Elsewhere, different ingredients may be used. It is served on bread, crackers, and vegetables, or in sandwiches.”

Additionally, you may hear pimento referred to as the ‘pate of the South’.

Two of my favorite foods are potatoes and pimento cheese. I have many different recipes for potatoes and I enjoy them all. As well, l have several recipes for pimento cheese. I simply smashed two recipes together to get this goodness!

Typically a spread for sandwiches, every Southerner has a good recipe for Pimento Cheese. We love those old-fashioned recipes!

Pimento Cheese Scalloped Potatoes | Pimento cheese potato casserole - this dish impossible to resist.

Pimento Cheese Scalloped Potatoes

This is one of the best recipes that you’ll find and it’ll satisfy your craving for comfort food. Similar to Twice Baked Potato Casserole, it’s full of flavor with the addition of pimento cheese spread. Creamy, cheesy, satisfaction.

I cooked Yukon gold potatoes and spread a simple mixture of pimento cheese with them. Furthermore, I used Yukon gold potatoes particularly since the skin is thin and they don’t need to be peeled. That’s one less step that I don’t need!

Additionally, I used Velveeta cheese. However, if you don’t like Velveeta you can use all cheddar cheese in your recipe.

Pimento Cheese Scalloped Potatoes recipe |Pimento cheese potato casserole tastes phenomenal and it’s so easy to make! Pimento Cheese Scalloped Potatoes recipe is a Cheesy Potato Casserole. This is our favorite side dish. I make it every year.

You may also like Twice Baked Pimento Cheese Potatoes

Twice Baked Pimento Cheese Potatoes

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary based on products used.


Pimento Cheese Scalloped Potatoes

Pimento Cheese Scalloped Potatoes will satisfy your craving for comfort food. Similar to Twice Baked Potato Casserole, this recipe is full of flavor with the addition of pimento cheese spread. This is a creamy, cheesy, satisfying side dish.
Author: Paula
4.80 from 5 votes
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
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  • 1 cup Velveeta cheese shredded as best as you can.
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 ounces pimentos undrained
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • pinch of salt* you may want to taste before adding salt, some cheeses are more salty than others
  • 4 cups boiled cubed potatoes
  • 1 cup heavy cream


  • Mix Velveeta, cheddar, pimentos, mayonnaise, pepper, celery seeds, and salt together.
  • In another bowl, combine heavy cream, half the pimento cheese mixture, and potatoes.
  • Pour into 1- inch casserole dish.
  • Top with remaining pimento cheese mixture.
  • Bake at 375 degrees F for 35 to 40 minutes until hot and cheese is browned.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool 5 minutes before serving.


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Calories: 445kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 130mg | Sodium: 1834mg | Potassium: 412mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1410IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 395mg | Iron: 1mg
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  1. 5 stars
    THANKS SOOOO MUCH !!!!!! Made this a few weeks ago…it’s now in my FAVS….making this today for a very special friend coming from Alaska….added sauteed onions to this before baking…..YUMMMMM..TX…Gwen…

  2. I love love LOVE pimento cheese, Paula! I’ve never made it but one of my favorite grocery stores makes and sells it and sometimes I buy it and eat it right out of the container. 🙂 Totally crushing on these potatoes!

    1. Thank you, Julie. I love it too… hot, cold, on sandwiches, with crackers, I could probably just eat it with a spoon 🙂

  3. This looks and sounds Amazing! I grew up a country girl with lots of pimento cheese! I can’t wait to try this!

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