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Purchase pimiento cheese from your favorite deli, or make your own. This recipe is easy to increase for a crowd. Just prepare one recipe at a time to ensure the seasonings are correct.

Liz Pittman, Homewood, Alabama
Recipe by Southern Living July 2006

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Beth Dreiling; Styling: Rose Nguyen

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
16 mins
chill:
30 mins
total:
1 hr 1 min
Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine ground beef and pepper in a large bowl until blended. (Do not overwork meat mixture.) Shape mixture into 8 (4-inch) patties; spoon 1 1/2 Tbsp. pimiento cheese in center of each of 4 patties. Top with remaining 4 patties; pressing edges to seal. Cover and chill at least 30 minutes. Sprinkle evenly with salt.

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  • Grill, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) for 7 to 8 minutes on each side or until beef is no longer pink. Serve on buns with desired toppings and remaining pimiento cheese.

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