Benedictine Spread


1 large cucumber

12 ounces cream cheese, softened

2 tablespoons sweet yellow onion, finely chopped

¼ teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon mayonnaise

Pinch of cayenne pepper


Pare, grate and drain cucumber. Combine cucumber, cream cheese, onion, mayonnaise, cayenne and salt in a food processor. Pulse for a few moments until all ingredients are blended. Serve as a spread for sandwiches or canape’. It can also be thinned out with sour cream and used as a dip for vegetables.