Benedictine
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • 2 cucumbers, peeled
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 pound cream cheese
  • 2 to 3 drops green food coloring
DIRECTIONS
  1. Grate cucumber and onion (may use food processor) and drain well in a strainer, pressing down with spoon to remove all liquid. Discard liquid. Add drained cucumbers and onion to cream cheese and mix well in food processor. Color with 2 to 3 drops green food coloring.
  2. Use as a sandwich spread or as a dip. Benedictine may also be used to stuff cherry tomatoes for an hors d'oeuvre tray.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
A recipe from a southern cookbook