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Grilled Pimento Cheese Sandwiches

by | Published Apr 11, 2019 | Last updated Nov 1, 2021 | 0 comments

Prep Time10 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time25 minsYields12 Servings
Once a year the southern delicacy of Pimento Cheese Sandwiches are brought into the spotlight thanks to The Masters Golf Tournament. Folks line up to buy pimento cheese sandwiches (and egg salad) for $1.50 each. These cold sandwiches on simple white bread are served in the iconic "fairway green" plastic bag to eat out on the course while watching the pros play. Quite the bargain considering the tournament is held at one of the most prestigious golf courses in the world. This year we decided to create our own Masters tradition and make some Grilled Pimento Cheese sandwiches. These were so amazingly delicious and gooey!
grilled pimento cheese
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 Sandwich

Servings 12


Amount Per Serving
Calories 447
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g50%
Saturated Fat 12g60%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 63mg21%
Sodium 682mg29%
Potassium 9mg1%
Total Carbohydrate 31g11%
Dietary Fiber 2g8%
Sugars 4g
Protein 12g24%

Vitamin A 98%
Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 40%
Iron 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Directions

1

In a large mixing bowl whisk together everything except the cheddar cheese, bread and butter.

2

Once you have a smooth "dressing" fold in the shredded cheese until thoroughly combined. Refrigerate until ready for use.

3

Preheat your grill with your GrillGrates flipped over so that the flat side is up. You are looking for a target temperature of about 400 degrees.

4

Lightly butter one side of the bread and then scoop about 4-5 tablespoons of pimento cheese onto the the un-buttered side of half of your bread.

5

Assemble sandwiches by placing the other pieces of bread on top of the pimento cheese, butter side up.

6

Place sandwiches on the preheated flat side of your GrillGrates and allow to cook for 2-3 minutes. Check for toasting of the bread to ensure it does not get too dark.

7

Flip the sandwiches and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes or until properly browned.

8

Cut each sandwich in half. Best served with sweet tea.

Ingredients

 1 1/2 pounds shredded sharp cheddar cheese
 2 oz softened cream cheese
 3/4 cup Dukes Mayonnaise
 6 oz diced pimentos with juice
 6-8 dashes of hot sauce
 1/2 tablespoon granulated onion
 1/2 tablespoon granulated garlic
 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
 2 teaspoons Boars Night Out White Lightning
 1 loaf of sliced white bread
 1/4 pound softened butter

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