What is in a pimento sandwich?

Combine 2 cups grated extra-sharp yellow cheddar cheese, 1/2 cup mayonnaise, 3 tablespoons chopped pimentos, 2 tablespoons grated onion, 1 teaspoon yellow mustard and 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper. Season with salt and black pepper. Spread on white bread.

Why is it called pimento?

Pimentos are commonly used raw and sliced in salads. They are also used to stuff green olives, after which they are pickled. The name “pimento” comes from the Portuguese word for bell pepper. The flavor of a pimento is similar to that of a bell pepper, but its taste is more tangy and pungent.

What does pimento cheese sandwich taste like?

What Does It Taste Like? It’s like a creamy cheese with a kick. Think cheddar cheese (creamy, tangy, and rich) with pimentos (roasted sweet red bell peppers) and some flavorful spices including a little hot sauce to kick it up a notch.

What is in the pimento cheese sandwich at Masters?

Augusta National-style Pimento Cheese Combine cheeses, pimentos, mayo and mustard in a food processor and process until smooth. Cover and chill. Spread on bread slices.

How do you make a pimento master sandwich?

The Masters’ Pimento Cheese

  1. 2 Cups freshly shredded sharp cheddar cheese.
  2. 1 Cup freshly shredded Monterey Jack cheese.
  3. 4 Oz cream cheese softened.
  4. 1/2 Cup mayonnaise.
  5. 4 Oz diced pimentos drained.
  6. 1 Tbsp onion grated or very finely minced.
  7. 1/4 Tsp garlic powder.
  8. 1/4 Tsp cayenne pepper.

What kind of bread is used for pimento cheese sandwiches?

White bread
White bread or wheat, grilled or fresh, I will never refuse this sandwich. If you’re not from the South, you’re probably wondering what the heck pimentos are. Well, they begin their life as a type of chili pepper called cherry peppers. Sweeter than bell peppers, they’re small in size and red in color.

How is a pimento made?

“Sweet” (i.e., neither sour nor savory) pimiento peppers are the familiar red stuffing found in prepared Spanish or Greek green olives. Originally, the pimiento was hand-cut into tiny pieces, then hand-stuffed into each olive to balance out the olive’s otherwise strong, salty flavor.

What does a pimento look like?

Pimiento peppers, also commonly spelled pimento, are red, heart-shaped sweet peppers that are about 2 to 3 inches wide and 3 to 4 inches long. They are barely spicy, very mild and sweet in flavor, and actually register the lowest on the Scoville scale (which measures heat).

How do you eat pimento cheese sandwiches?

5 More delicious ways to use Pimento Cheese:

  1. Spread pimento cheese on crackers. Always a classic—and classy—move: take out your favorite crackers.
  2. Fold pimento cheese into a sandwich.
  3. Top your sliders with pimento cheese.
  4. Toss pimento cheese in your salad.
  5. Tuck pimento cheese into chicken calzones.