Grilled Pimiento Cheese

Grilled Pimiento Cheese

A grilled pimiento cheese recipe is sure to warm you to your toes on a cold winter day. To save time, purchase prepared pimiento cheese.

Southern Living JANUARY 2007

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings
  • Cook time:6 Minutes
  • Prep time:25 Minutes


  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise, divided
  • 1 (2-oz.) jar diced pimiento, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • Pinch of granulated garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 (10-oz.) block Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 8 slices whole grain white bread


1. Stir together 1/2 cup mayonnaise and next 6 ingredients; gently stir in cheese. Cover and chill up to 3 days, if desired.

2. Spread remaining 1/4 cup mayonnaise evenly on 1 side of each bread slice. Place 4 bread slices, mayonnaise sides down, on wax paper.

3. Spread cheese mixture evenly on top of 4 bread slices on wax paper; top with remaining bread slices, mayonnaise sides up.

4. Cook sandwiches, in batches, on a hot griddle or in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cheese melts.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Sara Lee Whole Grain White Bread.


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