Here's the secret to nice pimiento-cheese texture: Grate the cheese by hand, half on the large holes of a box grater and half on the small holes. Choose an aged sharp Cheddar cheese for extra bite. Chopped chives and Dijon mustard add piquant punch in place of grated onion.

Southern Living
This Story Originally Appeared On myrecipes.com

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Hector Sanchez

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
15 mins
total:
30 mins
Yield:
Makes about 2 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Grate half of cheese using the large holes of a box grater; grate remaining half of cheese using the small holes of box grater. Stir together mayonnaise and next 6 ingredients. Stir in Cheddar cheese until well blended. Let stand 15 minutes. Serve immediately, or cover and chill up to 3 days.

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