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Pimento Cheeseburger

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This recipe appears in Un-Wine’d, which airs Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. on VPM PBS. Watch past seasons and current episodes on the PBS app or PBS website. Check the broadcast schedule for local listings. Discover more recipes here.

What You’ll Need:


  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • ½ t. Garlic powder
  • ½ t. Onion powder
  • ½ t. Sait
  • ½ t. Pepper

Pimento Cheese:

  • 1 ½ c. shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 c. shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ c. chopped roasted red bell pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • salt and black pepper to taste


Step 1: For the burgers, mix the ingredients together and divide into desired burger size. Pat out and grill until done. Top the burgers with a dollop of pimento cheese and serve on a bun.

Step 2: For the pimento cheese, mix together all the ingredients until well blended. Serve with burgers. Refrigerate remaining pimento cheese.


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