Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Avoid this recipe if you are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten. Check for modified food starch in the sour cream.


"Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese." -G.K. Chesterton, Alarms and Discursions

The refrigerator light goes on...

There are a couple of things about this recipe that really make it work. One is the thinly sliced green onion, and the second is to add a LOT of black pepper. This is great for parties serve it as a dip with veggies but also makes fantastic sandwiches, grilled and ungrilled.


Pimento Cheese

Servings: 4 | Serving size: about 1/2 cup

Cooking Time: <15 minutes | Chilling time: 60 minutes

This recipe can easily be multiplied and keeps well, refrigerated. Makes fantastic grilled cheese sandwiches!

Pimento Cheese


4 ounces reduced fat cheddar cheese (grated)
1/2 cup pimentos
2 medium green onions (thinly sliced)
4 tsp. reduced fat sour cream
fresh ground black pepper to taste

Place the cheese, pimentos, green onion, and sour cream in a bowl and fold together until blended.

Chill well before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: about 1/2 cup

Servings: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories 105 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value
Total Fat 6g 8%
    Saturated Fat 4g 20%
    Monounsaturated Fat 2g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 186mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 3g 1%
    Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
    Sugars 1g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 24%
Calcium 18% Iron 3%
Vitamin K 18mcg Potassium 85mg
Magnesium 11mg