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A large black bowl filled with Southern Pimento Cheese sits in the center of a black and white towel. A hand is coming out of the left hand side of the frame and dipping a Ritz cracker into the Pimento Cheese Spread in the bowl.

Southern Pimento Cheese

A fast and easy Southern-style Pimento Cheese Spread, just like your Grandmother made. 

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Pimento Cheese Dip, Pimento Cheese Spread, Southern Pimento Cheese, Southern Pimento Cheese Spread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 111 kcal
Author Amy - The Speedy Spatula


  • 1 lb Velveeta cheese grated
  • 2 oz diced pimentos
  • 1/2 cup dill pickles diced
  • 1/4 cup mayo any kind


  1. Use a cheese grater to grate the Velveeta cheese into shreds.

  2. Add the shredded cheese to a large mixing bowl and then toss in all other ingredients.

  3. Stir well and serve immediately over crackers as an appetizer or on European Croissants as a meal.

  4. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days. 

Recipe Notes

Calories and nutritional information were calculated using Hellman's Real Mayonnaise. Adjust the nutritional information if using a low fat alternative or a reduced fat cheese. 

Nutrition Facts
Southern Pimento Cheese
Amount Per Serving (0.25 cup)
Calories 111 Calories from Fat 66
% Daily Value*
Fat 7.3g11%
Saturated Fat 2.5g16%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.8g
Cholesterol 21.7mg7%
Sodium 550.6mg24%
Potassium 11.3mg0%
Carbohydrates 4.2g1%
Fiber 0.1g0%
Sugar 2.8g3%
Protein 6.7g13%
Vitamin A 690IU14%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 334mg33%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.