Aleppo pepper, a mild and fruity chile, is unusual yet a good fit for pimiento cheese in this easy twist on the classic Southern cheese dip. Ancho chile or even hot sauce works as well. Source: EatingWell Magazine, June 2019

Sarah Simms Hendrix


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine Cheddar, mayonnaise, cream cheese, pimientos, Aleppo and ground pepper in a food processor. Pulse, scraping down the sides as necessary, until smooth, about 45 seconds.



To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts

130 calories; 12.2 g total fat; 4.6 g saturated fat; 20 mg cholesterol; 174 mg sodium. 25 mg potassium; 0.9 g carbohydrates; 0.1 g fiber; 4.1 g protein; 343 IU vitamin a iu; 3 mg vitamin c; 5 mcg folate; 119 mg calcium; 5 mg magnesium;