Thursday, May 16, 2013

Grilled Pimiento Cheese Sandwich Recipe!


  • Southern Pimiento Cheese (see recipe at the bottom)
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 16 sourdough bread slices
  • 16 thick applewood-smoked bacon slices, cooked $
  • Strawberry preserves


  1. 1. Prepare Miss Mattie's Southern Pimiento Cheese as directed.
  2. 2. Butter 1 side of each bread slice. Place 8 bread slices, buttered sides down, on a hot griddle or in a large skillet over medium heat.
  3. 3. Spread 1/2 cup pimiento cheese over each bread slice on griddle. Top each with 2 cooked bacon slices.
  4. 4. Place remaining 8 bread slices, buttered sides up, on bacon. Turn sandwiches, and cook 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown. (Pimiento cheese should be slightly melted.) Serve with strawberry preserves.

*Southern Pimiento Cheese Recipe*


  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup mayonnaise $
  • 1 (7-oz.) jar diced pimiento, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped jarred sweet-hot pickled jalapeno pepper slices
  • 1 tablespoon liquid from sweet-hot pickled jalapeno pepper slices
  • 4 cups freshly grated mild Cheddar cheese (1 lb.)
  • Garnishes: sweet-hot pickled jalapeno pepper slices, toasted chopped pecans


  1. Bake 1/2 cup chopped pecans at 350° in a shallow pan 8 to 10 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring halfway through. Cool 20 minutes. Stir together mayonnaise, diced pimiento, pickled jalapeño pepper slices, liquid from sweet-hot pickled jalapeño pepper slices, and toasted pecans. Stir in Cheddar cheese until well blended. Garnish, if desired.

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