Homemade Southern Style Pimento Cheese Recipe

You'll need only three main ingredients, plus spices, to make this classic southern sandwich spread. Try this easy pimento cheese recipe on homemade white bread or on a vine-ripened tomato for a true foodie experience.

Homemade Southern Style Pimento Cheese Recipe

A creamy southern-style sandwich spread made with American cheese, Duke’s mayonnaise, pimentos and a mix of spices.
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 210 kcal


  • 2 cups shredded American cheese
  • 1/2 cups Duke’s Mayonnaise you can add more for a creamier texture
  • 2 Tablespoons diced pimento peppers
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion onion powder
  • 1 dash Texas Pete hot sauce or more, to taste
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large bowl, combine shredded American cheese and mayonnaise until well blended and creamy.

  2. Add spices and mix well.
  3. Mix in Texas Pete hot sauce and salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Serve on white bread or saltine crackers.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Southern Style Pimento Cheese Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 210 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 35mg 12%
Sodium 265mg 11%
Potassium 33mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 8.5%
Vitamin C 3.9%
Calcium 20.4%
Iron 1.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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