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Master’s Pimento Cheese Sandwich

Masters Pimento Cheese Sandwich Recipe

The Masters Pimento Cheese Sandwich Recipe
Course Cheese
Cuisine Southern
Keyword Masters Pimento Cheese Sandwich
Prep Time 6 minutes
Servings 4 Cups
Author Steven Pennington


  • 2 Cups Sharp Cheddar Cheese; shredded
  • 1 Cup Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese; shredded
  • 3/4 cup of Cottage Cheese
  • 8 oz package Cream Cheese
  • 4 Tbsp Pimentos
  • 2 tsp of Chipotles in Adobo Sauce chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt
  • 10 Chives sliced thin
  • 4 Tbsp Mayonaise


  • Start by hand grating the sharp cheddar & the Extra sharp cheddar cheese. The grating of the cheese is so important for the texture. Use a box grater and grate on the side with the large grooves.
  • In another bowl, mix the cottage cheese, room temperature cream cheese, chives, chopped chipotles, black pepper, mayonnaise & sea salt.
  • Then mix the grated cheese with the other ingredients. Combine, being careful to preserve the grate cheese texture.
  • Once combine nicely add in the pimentos lastly. The reason to wait until the last step to add the pimentos is to protect their shape and texture.
  • Cover bowl with plastic wrap.
  • Refrigerator 12 to 36 hours for flavor development.


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