Photo: Beth Dreiling; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey
Prep Time
25 Mins
Makes 4 cups

Spice up basic pimiento cheese by stirring ground red pepper, freshly ground black pepper, and coarse-grain mustard into the grated cheese mixture. Use the largest holes on a box grater to shred cheese in a snap.

How to Make It

Stir together mayonnaise and next 4 ingredients until well blended; stir in cheese and black pepper to taste. Serve with assorted crackers. Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container up to 4 days.

Ratings & Reviews

Best recipe I've found so far

April 02, 2016
I like this recipe because it has an added kick of flavor.  The ground mustard and red pepper gives a lot of additional flavor.  The bowl is always scraped to the last bite.  

klloch's Review

April 04, 2010
This was a great variation on Pimento cheese. Like the slight kick.

CallieG's Review

February 07, 2009
Excellent appetizer! I've made this several times. It's quick and easy to make and it's always a big hit.