Who the hell needs a diet when you can just bury your shame about your bloated excuse for a body in a kiddie pool filled to the brim with pimento mac 'n' cheese?
No one, that's who.
To that end, we present to you New Orleans-chef Kelly Fields' super easy recipe for pimento macaroni and cheese. Loaded with ingredients like Crystal hot sauce, panko bread crumbs, Worcestershire sauce, smoked paprika, and—obviously—pimentos, you'll never look at basic mac 'n' cheese the same way again. We aren't scientists, but we're pretty damn sure that this is straight up the physical embodiment of comfort—with a kick, to boot.
RECIPE: Pimento Macaroni and Cheese
Trust us: This recipe has everything you could ever want from pimento cheese, but more. Creamy-ass cheese, spicy pepper sauce, and of course, a ton of carbs to serve as the vehicle for that ridiculously delicious and decadent sauce.
Win-win, dontcha think?