The Masters Pimento Sandwich Three Ways

April 5, 2016

There’s more than one way to enjoy the Masters’ classic $1.50 pimento sandwich. Chef Sam Talbot, a semi-finalist on Bravo’s Top Chef, a restaurateur and a North Carolina native, shows you how to amp up this southern favorite in three distinct ways. Start with the chef’s base recipe for the filling and add tomatoes and smoked bacon—or bake in the oven for a cheesy pimento dip that’s perfect for your at-home Masters viewing party.

2 cups kewpie Japanese mayonnaise
1 (4-oz.) jar diced pimento, drained
1 tsp. tamari
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp. finely grated onion, using a micro plane 
2 tsp. sambal chili paste
1 (8-oz.) block extra-sharp Cheddar cheese, finely shredded
1 (8-oz.) block sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
1 4 oz white cheddar finely grated