You are here: Home » Recipes » Pimiento Cheese Spoon Bread Pimiento Cheese Spoon Bread Recipe by RelishKitchen Tested Yield 4 servings Prep 20 mins Cook 65 mins Two Southern favorites—pimiento cheese and spoon bread—meet in one dish. PrintEmail Use your favorite store-bought pimiento cheese in this savory spoon bread, a soft, soufflé-like side dish. Ingredients Cooking spray1/2 cup plus 2 teaspoons, cornmeal, divided1 1/2 cups 2 percent reduced-fat milk1/4 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon black pepper3 eggs, separated3 ounces pimiento cheese Instructions Preheat oven to 375F. Coat a 6-cup soufflé dish with cooking spray; sprinkle with 2 teaspoons cornmeal. Combine 1/2 cup cornmeal, milk, salt and black pepper in a medium saucepan; cook over medium heat until thick, about 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Gradually whisk egg yolks and pimiento cheese into cornmeal mixture. Pour into a large bowl; cool completely. Beat egg whites with a mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. Gently fold into cornmeal mixture. Spoon batter into prepared dish. Bake 1 hour, or until puffy and browned. Serve immediately.