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The Original Benedictine


Thise spread was the brain-child of Miss Jennie Benedict, a belovd Louisville cateress of a generation ago.

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  • 2 small cream cheese
  • Grated pulp of medium cucumber
  • 1 Grated onion
  • salt to taste
  • Mayo
  • 2 drops green food coloring
  • Dash tobasco



Step 1

Mash the cheeses with a fork. Work into them the grated pulp form the peeled cucumber, first extracting the juice by placing the pulp in a napkin and squeezing it fairly dry. Add the onion juice, tabasco, salt and enough mayo to make a smooth filing. Add just enough green food color to give it a faint green tinge


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