Recipe courtesy of I Dream of Weenie

Hot Southern Mess

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 8 hr 25 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 8 hr
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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Pimento Cheese:

1 1/2 cups mayonnaise

2 tablespoons granulated garlic

1/3 teaspoon cayenne pepper

One 2 3/4-ounce jar diced pimentos

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

8 cups Cheddar, grated


3/4 cup mayonnaise

1/4 cup sugar

3 tablespoons vinegar

1 teaspoon celery salt

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper   

1 large head cabbage, grated in a food processor

1 all-beef weenie

1 hot dog bun, steamed

2 tablespoons hot relish, such as Tennessee Chow-Chow Relish


  1. For the pimento cheese: Mix together the mayonnaise, granulated garlic, cayenne, pimentos and sprinkle of salt and black pepper in a large bowl until well blended. Add the Cheddar and mix thoroughly. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight for the best flavor. 
  2. For the slaw: Whisk together the mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar, celery salt, salt and black pepper in a large bowl until smooth. Add the cabbage and mix well. Refrigerate overnight. Preheat the grill. 
  3. Grill the weenie. Place the weenie in the bun and top with 2 tablespoons of the pimento cheese, 2 tablespoons of the slaw and the relish.
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