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Pimiento Cheese with Bacon


8 Servings


  • 4 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 2 cups grated sharp Cheddar
  • 1 cup grated Monterey Jack
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 4-oz. jar chopped pimentos, drained
  • 2 tablespoons sweet relish
  • 4 slices bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled

Nutrition Information

  • calories 254
  • fat 21 g
  • satfat 12 g
  • protein 12 g
  • carbohydrate 3 g
  • fiber 0 g
  • cholesterol 55 mg
  • sodium 499 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a food processor pulse together cream cheese and Cheddar and Jack cheeses with mayonnaise and onion powder. Add pimentos and relish and pulse until blended but still chunky. Stir in bacon, transfer to a bowl, cover and chill at least 1 hour to allow flavors to develop. Serve with bread, crackers or chips, or spoon into celery ribs.