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Pimento Cheese Rice

Pimento Cheese Rice combines the flavors of pimento cheese with white rice to create a cheesy, flavorful side dish. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Southern
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 27 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 195kcal


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 1 1/2 cups long-grain white rice
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 (7-ounce) jar diced pimentos, drained


  • Melt butter over medium heat in a medium saucepan. Add onion and cook until soft.
  • Add rice and stir and cook 1 minute.
  • Add chicken broth and water and bring to a boil.
  • Stir in garlic powder, salt, and cayenne and reduce heat to a simmer, cover and cook 15 minutes.


Calories: 195kcal