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The Best Pimento Cheese




4 cups

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The tartness of the yogurt adds to the sharpness of the cheese and makes for a perfect Pimento Cheese. When it comes to fun summer recipes, this pimento cheese recipe is definitely one that’s worth trying out. It features a wonderful blend of Cabot Extra Sharp Cheddar, Cabot Seriously Sharp Cheddar, Cabot 1 Year Cheddar, Cabot Farmhouse Reserve Cheddar (or Cabot Alpine Cheddar) and Cabot Lowfat Plain Greek Yogurt—the end result is utterly flavorful, and it’s a must-have for any backyard barbecue. There’s a reason why this dish is so popular in the South. Aside from barbecues, this is a cool recipe to try out nearly anytime of the year—just make sure to add plenty of cheddar though! After you give it a try, make sure to rate and review it—here at Cabot, we take pride in our cheeses and our recipes, and we only want to provide the best to our customers.

Pimento cheese is absolutely jam-packed with hearty flavor. This recipe calls for 16 ounces of some of our most popular cheddar cheeses (all grated) along with our 2 percent Greek yogurt—the yogurt is key, as it adds a rich, tangy flavor that’s pretty addictive. When preparing this dish, keep it mind that this recipe makes roughly four cups. Also, this dish features mayonnaise, along with chopped pimentos, freshly ground black pepper, salt and sugar. The cheese can be served on its own, or as a spread for bread or crackers, and it’s a great dish to bring over for cookouts too.

Cabot is a cooperative of 800 dairy farm families that have worked together for generations, and the resulting dairy products are widely considered to be some of the best in the nation. Our award-winning cheeses are made with pride and care, and we want our recipes to reflect our dedication to excellence. After trying pimento cheese recipe, please make sure to rate and review it. Also, please make sure to share this recipe on social media—we’re excited to see what other foodies have to say about this wonderful dish!


  • 16 ounces Cabot Extra Sharp Cheddar, Cabot Seriously Sharp Cheddar, Cabot 1 Year Cheddar, Cabot Farmhouse Reserve Cheddar or Cabot Alpine Cheddar, grated (about 4 cups)

  • ½ cup Cabot Lowfat Greek Yogurt

  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 (4-ounce) jar chopped pimentos, drained
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
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  1. MIX all ingredients in a large bowl until blended.



per serving
Amount/Serving % Daily Value
7 grams
Saturated Fat
3 grams
130 milligrams
1 grams
0 grams
4 grams
107 milligrams