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Zesty Pimento and Cheese

This simple but zesty pimento and cheese recipe will make you glad you made your own!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 3 cups


  • 8 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar
  • 2.5 TBS roasted piquillo peppers diced
  • 2 TBS candied jalapeños optional
  • 1 TBS minced garlic
  • 1.5 TBS Tabasco Chipotle Sauce or your favorite hot sauce
  • 1/2 tsp salt or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  • Place the room temperature cream cheese and mayo in a mixing bowl and mix on medium high for 3-4 minutes
  • Add in peppers, jalapeños, garlic, salt and pepper and mix for 1 minute
  • Add in shredded cheddar and mix for 2-3 minutes
  • Refrigerate at least 30 minutes before using.
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