White Cheddar Pimiento Cheese

  • Yield 7 (1/3 cup each) cups
  • Prep 5 mins
  • Cook 0 mins

Here's a new take on a perennial favorite—Pimiento Cheese.

White Pimiento Cheese
Mark Boughton Photography / styling: Teresa Blackburn

Try this creamy cheese spread as an appetizer on cocktail rye with an apple slice.


2 1/2 cups shredded extra-sharp white Vermont cheddar
1/2 cup coarsely chopped green olives with pimientos
1/3 cup light mayonnaise
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
1/8 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Combine all ingredients and mix until well blended. Cover and refrigerate. Makes 2 1/2 cups.

Recipe by Mary Carter.



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