Meatless Monday: Pimento Cheese Grilled Cheese Sandwich

October 21, 2013

Pimento cheese is a southern staple.  This favorite appetizer is transformed into a dynamite grilled cheese sandwich.  This meal can be made in just a few minutes and is delicious when paired with tomato soup.

Pimento Cheese Grilled Cheese Sandwich


8 pieces multi-grain bread
8 oz shredded sharp cheddar cheese
4 oz diced pimentos
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste
Butter for bread


Spread butter on one side of each piece of bread.  Mix the rest of the ingredients in a bowl until well combined.  Warm griddle or saute pan on medium heat.  Spread pimento cheese mixture on unbuttered side of bread.  Cook in the pan for a couple minutes on each side or until golden brown.


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