Pimento Cheeseburger Recipe

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Cheeseburger lovers rejoice, September, 18th is National Cheeseburger Day! Mixing our love for cheese and the south, its time for a Pimento Cheeseburger Recipe! Create the perfect pairing for this burger with Schlafly Double IPA, available for sample at this fridays's beer tasting. Pick up a container of Red Clay Gourmet Pimento Cheese in-store or make your own with the recipe below! 

YIELD: 4 burgers    ACTIVE TIME: 25 minutes     TOTAL TIME: 45 minutes


  • 1 1/2 lbs ground chuck
  • Canola Oil
  • Medmont Mercantile Mild Steak Seasoning
  • Medmont Mercantile Bread & Butter Pickles
  • Bacon
  • Lettuce
  • Tomato
  • Onion
  • Hamburger Buns
  • Pimento Cheese
    • 16oz Wisconsin Sharp Cheddar Cheese
    • 8oz cream cheese
    • ½ cup mayonnaise
    • 4oz pimentos
    • ½ tsp garlic powder
    • ½ tsp onion powder
    • ¼ tsp cayenne powder
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • ¼ tsp pepper


    1. Combine all Pimento Cheese ingredients into a large bowl or mixer.
    2. Mix until thoroughly combined and evenly mixed.
    3. Set aside in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to solidify.
    4. Preheat the grill to high.
    5. Form four 6oz, ¾ inch thick burgers.
    6. Make an indentation in the center of each burger with your thumb.
    7. Brush with oil and sprinkle Medmont Mercantile Mild Steak Seasoning on top for flavor.
    8. Cook each patty about 4-5 minuets on each side, starting with the indentation you’ve made facing down.
    9. Prior to removing from the grill, place some of the pimento cheese you’ve made in the burger’s indentation and let melt.
    10. Cook bacon and toast buns while burgers are on the grill.
    11. Slice onion and tomato and lettuce and pickles.
    12. Place pickles and bacon on the lower bun followed by the burger patty, then top with tomato, lettuce, and onion.
    13. Enjoy... with LOTS of napkins! 

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