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...

This a variation on my brother's pimento cheese. 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 (at least the pepper is what I love about this). This is great for parties - serve it as a dip with veggies - but is also good on sandwiches.


Bruce's Pimento Cheese

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

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes or less. Note that cooking time does not include chilling time.

This recipe can easily be multiplied and keeps well, refrigerated.

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

pimento cheese

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 77 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value
Total Fat 5g
    Saturated Fat 3g 14%
    Monounsaturated Fat 2g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 172mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 1%
    Dietary Fiber <1g 1%
    Sugars 0g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 22% Iron 1%
Vitamin K 6 mcg Potassium 49 mg
Magnesium 9 mg