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Pimiento Cheese Dip

Pimiento Cheese Dip
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Serves 8 (makes 1 1/2 cups)| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:


  • 4 ounces grated Cheddar (1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 3 tablespoons sliced jarred pimientos
  • 2 tablespoons grated onion
  • kosher salt and black pepper
  • saltine crackers, for serving


  1. In a food processor, combine the Cheddar, mayonnaise, cream cheese, pimientos, and onion and puree until smooth. Season with ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Serve with the saltines.
By July, 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per ServingServing Size: 1 tablespoon
  • Calories 69Calories From Fat 61
  • Fat 7g
  • Sat Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 12mg
  • Sodium 91mg
  • Protein 2g
  • Carbohydrate 1g
  • Sugar 0g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Iron 0mg
  • Calcium 38mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

For a kid-friendly snack, try Ladybugs on a Log: Stuff celery stalks with the pimiento cheese dip and garnish with additional chopped pimientos.

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