Sweet Vidalia Pimento Cheese

  • Yield 8 servings

Vidalia onions add lots of sweet flavor to this quick-and-easy pimento cheese.


4 cups freshly grated sharp cheddar cheese
1 small Vidalia onion grated, about 1/2 cup
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons chopped pimentos or jarred roasted red peppers
1/2 cup mayonnaise


  1. Put all ingredients into bowl of food processor fitted with metal blade. Pulse until blended to desired texture: should be a little chunky. Serve traditionally on white loaf bread as a sandwich or use as a dip with fresh vegetables (celery, carrots, etc.) or crackers.

Recipe courtesy of the Vidalia Onion Committee



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